Monterey County rejects AMR's bid, will issue new RFP.

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DrParasite

The fire extinguisher is not just for show
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It too expensive.... the county EMSA wants something for nothing. You get what you pay for. Its unreasonable to get grade A service with Grade C funding.

You know, they might get another company to bid.... maybe even a smaller and cheaper one.... but how much do you want to bet that the company either doesn't meet the requirements specified in the contract after 2 years, or says it's fiscally impossible to meet the requirements without additional funding?
 

RocketMedic

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It too expensive.... the county EMSA wants something for nothing. You get what you pay for. Its unreasonable to get grade A service with Grade C funding.

You know, they might get another company to bid.... maybe even a smaller and cheaper one.... but how much do you want to bet that the company either doesn't meet the requirements specified in the contract after 2 years, or says it's fiscally impossible to meet the requirements without additional funding?
That exact situation happened with a local private called WestMed. Did not go well, AMR saved the day.
 

Aprz

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This already happened in Monterey!!! Haha, again?! By the way, this is happening in Santa Clara County as well and potentially sooner. I think in the couple of weeks, if the contract is extended, Santa Clara County will become non exclusive as well.

 

RocketMedic

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If Fire starts transporting, costs rapidly increase.
 

Summit

Critical Crazy
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And we wonder why EMS wallow a field
 
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