16. Treatment and care. A volunteer ambulance worker injured in line of duty shall be entitled to receive medical, surgical, podiatric, chiropractic, psychological and other attendance and treatment, nurse and hospital service, medicine, crutches, artificial members, devices, appliances, and apparatus, including the replacement and repair thereof, for such period as the nature of the injury or the process of recovery may require and the political subdivision or volunteer ambulance company liable for the payment of benefits to the volunteer ambulance worker under this chapter because of such injury shall be liable therefor and the cost thereof shall be audited, raised and paid as provided in section thirty of this chapter. The provisions of sections thirteen to thirteen-m, both inclusive, and sections nineteen to nineteen-b, both inclusive, of the workers' compensation law, to the extent that such provisions are not inconsistent with this chapter, shall be applicable in relation to any injured volunteer ambulance worker, political subdivision and third persons as fully as if set forth in this chapter.
Last modified: February 3, 2019