People Stopped Taking Ambulances and Started Taking Ubers

Do you know how much it costs to take an ambulance to the hospital? It's like THOUSANDS of dollars. So I guess unless you're literally bleeding out, this kinda makes sense . . .

A new study found that the number of people taking ambulances is down at least 7% and probably closer to 10% to 15% . . . because they're taking UBER instead. After all, spending $15 on a ride to the hospital seems a lot better than spending $1,500.

The researchers say it makes sense . . . people are weighing the options in non-life-threatening emergencies between having paramedics and a siren versus saving a thousand bucks, and they're going with option B. (San Jose Mercury News)

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