“We’re sorry we can’t help you due to budget cuts. But if you would give us your credit card number, we can reposition some officers. The charge will show up on your account. So, would you like to go ahead with this Express Emergency Help Option? If you decline, we may still be able to send an ambulance after the incident, depending upon the severity of your injuries.”
You joke, but we’re not far from that. Give it 5 years or so; let ObamaCare really kick in.