EL DORADO COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The EL Dorado County Board of Supervisors is responsible for the fiscal management of County Service Area #7 (CSA7).
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
The Chief Administrative Office is responsible for administering the master contract between the County of El Dorado and the JPA including contract compliance and fiscal accountability. The contract defines the roles and responsibilities of the County and the JPA, which is considered a contractor, to provide ambulance and dispatch services within CSA7. Ambulance Billing, the Medical Director and the EMS Administrator are under the direction of the Chief Administrative Office, These three functions report to the Emergency Medical Services Agency.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL AGENCY ADMINISTRATOR
The El Dorado County EMS Agency is responsible for medical oversight within the County of El Dorado. These responsibilities include development of policies and procedures that affect the JPA and the County, inspection of equipment and ride-a-long with the paramedics. The position also supervises the staff in ambulance billing.
Ambulance Billing is responsible for the processing of all Patient Care Reports which includes reviewing for accuracy, billing the appropriate health insurance carrier, and following up to assure that payment has been received for services provided. If a bill is not paid in a timely manner, the bill is forwarded to the County Counsel for collection.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SYSTEM MEDICAL DIRECTOR
The EMS Medical Director is responsible for the overall medical direction of El Dorado County. These responsibilities include the development of medical protocols, policies and practices. The Medical Director is responsible for medical quality assurance programs that monitor the performance of the medical providers and system.
The responsibility of the JPA Executive Director is to interface with the Chief Administrative Office to implement the provisions of the Master Contract and develop an annual budget to provide emergency dispatch services to the citizens of CSA7. The Executive Director coordinates with the EMS Agency to develop protocols and procedures that provide medical direction to the firefighter/paramedics and other medical workers.