In this service model, the fees are cross subsidised – where the those who can afford pay higher and the poor pays less, and for the extremely poor, in cases of accidents or emergencies, the service is free of cost. Currently this service is operational in UP, Bihar. operating on a pay per use model, where the patient or victim is charged an appropriate fee depending on whether he chooses to go to a government hospital or a private one.
This makes the need for emergency medical services and ambulances a gigantic priority, and the lack of it, has on several occasions, resulted in casualties which could have otherwise been avoided. The 9454115323 / 6390005401 helpline number operated by RAKSHAK AMBULANCE SERVICE helps provide the necessary assistance during these critical situations