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IN-NETWORK AIR TRANSPORT BY AIR METHODS EASES PATIENT WORRIES AFTER PANIC ATTACK

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It started out like any other day in the COVID-19-driven, work-from-home world of early 2020. Donna Smith, a systems analyst at health plan provider Anthem, Inc., was on yet another of a seemingly endless series of online meetings when she suddenly started feeling ill. Sweating profusely and with a wave of nausea washing over her, […]

UNITED ROTORCRAFT LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

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At Air Methods, we pride ourselves on a diverse range of capabilities. While our largest offering is direct air medical services, with air ambulance bases all over the country, we also have expertise in the design and manufacture of aeromedical and aerospace technology through our division known as United Rotorcraft. United Rotorcraft has built a […]

JAELYNN WILLIAMS: “FOR AIR MEDICAL SERVICES, MEMBERSHIPS SHOULD BE A THING OF THE PAST.”

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At Air Methods, we have made it our mission to identify more effective ways to keep patients out of the middle of the billing process. We eliminated our membership program back in 2019, focused our efforts on reaching in-network agreements with insurance companies, and developed a robust Patient Advocacy program that provides the assistance patients […]

ANSWER THE CALL TO SAVE LIVES WITH A CAREER AT AIR METHODS

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Everyone at Air Methods is involved in helping us achieve our mission to give more tomorrows by providing access to lifesaving care at the moment it is needed most. Our talented community of pilots, mechanics, and clinical professionals cover more than 300 bases across 49 states in order to offer care to communities that might […]

JAELYNN WILLIAMS CELEBRATES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY AS CEO OF AIR METHODS

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This week, we celebrate the one-year anniversary of JaeLynn Williams taking the position of CEO at Air Methods. Given her deep passion for customer and patient care and her strong focus on accelerating growth, JaeLynn has delivered on achieving Air Methods ambitious goals through strong leadership and collaboration.   Since stepping into her role, she […]

JANUARY IS NATIONAL BLOOD DONOR MONTH

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2021 is in full swing and we wanted to remind everyone January is National Blood Donor Month. Due to seasonal illnesses during the winter months and inclement weather conditions, donations of blood and platelets decline and demand increases. The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood and is encouraging everyone to donate this […]

AIR METHODS CREWS FIGHT COVID-19 IN RURAL NEW MEXICO

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In rural America, small medical centers are seeing an influx of patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many patients are being turned away because there is simply not enough room. In New Mexico, Air Methods air medical crews are answering the call to ensure patients can receive proper care. Crews at Air Methods’ Native […]

THANK YOU FRONTLINE HEROES

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In this year of so many unprecedented challenges, we want to express our utmost appreciation for all the frontline heroes across the country who have sacrificed so much for others in the fight against COVID-19. The air medical field was hit with many challenges, including uncertainty about the nature of the virus, questions about adequate […]

AIR METHODS STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF THE NO SURPRISES ACT

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GRATITUDE IN THE MIDST OF IT ALL

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2020 has been a year of disruption. It has taken the contents of our lives, metaphorically dumped them out on a table like a woman searching for keys in her purse and thrown them all back in the bag – old gum wrappers, crumpled receipts, and all. OUR LIVES HAVE BEEN TURNED UPSIDE DOWN We […]

AIR METHODS FLIGHT CREW CALLED TO ACTION AMID COVID-19 SPIKE IN NEBRASKA

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As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the U.S., Nebraska doctors are seeing a dangerous milestone approaching – compromised quality healthcare. The pandemic has threatened the availability of hospital beds and, as healthcare workers explain, it continues to push them to physical and mental exhaustion. The irony though, as things get worse, […]

MYERS TESTIMONY ON AIR MEDICAL MEMBERSHIPS BEFORE THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF INSURANCE LEGISLATORS (NCOIL)

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On Thursday, December 10, 2020, Chris Myers, Air Methods EVP of reimbursement and strategic initiatives, testified before NCOIL in support of the Model Act Regarding Air Ambulance Patient Protections, which seeks to regulate air medical memberships as insurance products. The following is the complete text of that testimony. Chair Hunter and Vice Chair Ferguson, thank […]