(2) paid a subscription to the fire company. The fire
company shall identify the rate at which a person may be
exempt from being billed.
§ 79B03. Procedure.
(a) Billing.--A fire company may seek reimbursement from an
insurer for actual and reasonable response costs related to an
emergency as provided for under this section. A bill for
reimbursement must clearly itemize the costs that have been
incurred as provided for under section 79B07 (relating to
(b) Reimbursement.--A bill for actual and reasonable
response costs shall be submitted for payment by a fire company
to an insurer. Notwithstanding section 79B07, submission of a
bill to an insurer shall not relieve a person under section
79B02 (relating to reimbursement) from financial responsibility
if an insurer denies payment of the bill.
(c) Failure to pay.--A fire company that submits to an
insurer a bill for actual and reasonable response costs as
provided for under this section may file an action in a court of
competent jurisdiction to recover the amount of the actual and
reasonable response costs from a person under section 79B02 if
the insurer fails to pay the amount of the bill.
(d) Bills from multiple fire companies.--If more than one
fire company incurs actual and reasonable response costs in a
response to an emergency, separate bills may be submitted by the
fire companies, unless the fire companies were requested by an
incident commander or through a public safety answering point.
If the fire companies were requested by an incident commander or
through a public safety answering point, only a single bill may
be submitted on behalf of the fire companies.
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