Ambulance Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Ambulance Services Market Research Report | NAICS 62191 | Apr 2015

In service: The aging population and healthcare reform will drive demand for ambulances

The Ambulance Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The rising importance of ambulance services in the healthcare system has fostered revenue growth for the Ambulance Services industry over the past five years. Demand accelerated during the recession, as an increasing number of individuals lost private insurance coverage and waited until health issues escalated into emergency situations. Over the next five years, the growing number of individuals aged 65 and older will sustain industry growth, since the elderly face more medical issues than younger groups... purchase to read more

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The Ambulance Service industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration. The top four ambulance providers account for an estimated 23.3% of total revenue. The industry is highly fragmented, with about 46,017 private, public and not-for-profit service providers. Regionally, there are a limited number of ambulance providers, and nationally, there are only two ambulance providers. According to the US Census Bureau, the number of establishments with more than 20 and fewer than 100 employees comprise the greatest portion of industry revenue, about 28.3%. The industry has consolidated since the 1970s, which has allowed a few large operators, such as Envision Healthcare and Rural/Metro Corporation, to grow via mergers and acquisitions... purchase to read more


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What is the Ambulance Services Industry?

The industry includes private and municipal operators that provide transportation of patients by ground or air, along with medical care. These services are often provided during a medical emergency, but they are not restricted to such instances. The vehicles are equipped with lifesaving equipment operated by medically trained personnel.

Industry Products
BLS nonemergency careBLS emergency areALS nonemergency careALS emergency care
Industry Activities
Ambulance services (air or ground)Emergency medical transportation services (air or ground)Air rescue servicesMedical rescue services

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