Emergency Medical Services Fund (EMSF)
Program Available to All Physicians in Ventura County
The Emergency Medical Uncompensated Care Fund allows for a percentage of tobacco tax and traffic fines levied in each County to be earmarked to pay physicians for uncompensated care rendered in emergency rooms and OB or Pediatric services rendered in-patient and out-patient settings.
Also referred to as the Maddy Fund, EMSF Program, or CHIP funding, the program is under the auspice of the Ventura County Health Care Agency. This program is being administered through American Insurance Administrators of Los Angeles for claims processing, with the education/policy component administered by the VCMA.