In order to avoid the excessive costs of medical transport it is probably a good idea to take a good look at your insurance policy before you sign on the dotted line. If medical transportation is not covered in your policy you might consider adding it to the policy. This can add quite a bit of money to your monthly insurance cost depending on whether it is for non-emergency medical transport, emergency ambulance services or both that you would like to be added to your policy.
Sometimes your choice of medical service transport is limited by what types of services it will cover. Some insurance policies will cover non-emergency transport service, but not if it is run by a private ambulance service. Some will not cover air ambulance services, but only ground medical transportation services.
If you are hiring a private medical transportation service then you should look for one that offers you as many additional professional medical perks as possible for the price. Of course as this is a matter of saving your life or taking care of your loved one on non-emergency trips to the hospital then it is generally not a very good idea to choose a private medical transport company that is too cheap. This is because if it is too cheap you may get what you pay for and as a result possibly receive less thorough treatment on the way to the hospital.