Interfacility Transfer Policies

Also see: Section 2: Summary of laws re: transfer of patients

North Coast EMS Interfacility Transfer Procedure policy #2208

A person placed under a 5150 hold should not be advised that there is no charge for ambulance transport or other aspects of the treatment and evaluation since the Welfare & Institutions Code specifically states that the individual is financially responsible for this psychiatric evaluation.

Del Norte County

Humboldt County

Lake County

Other CA Counties

5150 Survey on California EMS transfers by Agency (July 2016)