Falck eyes job rewards program as it grows in Aurora

Source: Rachel Sapin, Aurora Sentinel, April 27, 2016

Nearly a year after the Dutch-based Falck Corporation of America won a contract to replace longtime ambulance provider Rural/Metro, Aurora’s new private ambulance transportation services company is looking to expand with the help of a city-funded job rewards program. If accepted, Falck’s Rocky Mountain branch would receive up to $5,000 per job it creates per year, with that money coming from city use tax, city property tax and occupational privilege taxes. It would also be the first city contractor to qualify for the program, according to city officials. … Falck competed with American Medical Response of Colorado, Inc., and Rural/Metro for the city’s ambulance service provider contract last year in a process that evaluated the companies based on their monetary reimbursement package, scope of work, credentials,  clinical standards and financial position. Falck received the most points in every category and also promised the largest reimbursement to the city for providing dispatch services and 911 ride-in fees at nearly $1.7 million, according to city documents. …