Degel HaTorah Public Service Bureau Opens MDA Complaint
By Yechiel Sever
Following numerous complaints against Magen David Adom
received by the Jerusalem branch of Degel HaTorah, the
faction's Public Service Bureau has decided to open a
nationwide complaint center.
According to the Public Service Bureau, "After families
received inflated bills from Magen David Adom totaling
hundreds of shekels just for having an ambulance arrive at
the scene of an incident, without evacuating the patient or,
at most, according to their claims, for administering very
minimal treatment, in the future these families are liable to
hesitate to summon MDA in the event they need medical
"We will work with the assistance of legal consultants and
other expert consultants, and do all we can to promote the
needs of the public," said the Bureau.
To contact the Degel HaTorah office in Jerusalem, send a fax
to 02-537-1176 or write to POB 57176, Jerusalem.