Press Releases

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES IN-NETWORK AGREEMENT WITH HEALTHPARTNERS

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(GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, October 25, 2020) –  Air Methods, a leading air medical service provider in the U.S., today announced that it has entered an agreement with HealthPartners, a consumer-governed, nonprofit healthcare organization based in Bloomington, Minnesota. The agreement enables Air Methods to provide HealthPartners plan members – totaling 1.8 million people across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, […]

AIR METHODS CHOOSES AIRBUS HCARE TO SUPPORT ITS FLEET OF 31 EC145 HELICOPTERS

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This initial five-year contract is the largest civil operator of Airbus helicopters     (GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, October 15, 2020) – Air Methods Corporation – the largest civil operator of Airbus helicopters worldwide with more than 450 aircraft in operation – has signed a $24 million, five-year HCare Smart support contract with Airbus Helicopters, Inc. to cover […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES NEW ALABAMA LIFESAVER BASE IN EVERGREEN

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(GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, October 6, 2020) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service in the U.S., announced today that its subsidiary, LifeSaver, has opened a new base in Evergreen, Alabama, to provide emergency air medical services to the city and surrounding area. Other Alabama counties that will be served by the base include Conecuh, […]

AIR METHODS STATEMENT ON FLORIDA HB 747

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On September 18, 2020, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 747: Coverage for Air Ambulance Services into law. Air Methods has released the following statement on the legislation: Two years ago, when Gov. Ron DeSantis was on the campaign trail, he praised “patient-centered, market-based insurance.” But that notion suffered a severe setback for patients when […]

WELLSPAN HEALTH, AIR METHODS ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF WELLFLIGHT AIR AMBULANCE

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(GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, September 24, 2020) – WellSpan Health, an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, and Air Methods, a leading air medical service in the U.S., have jointly launched a new medical helicopter service. The initiative is aimed at improving access to emergency air transport services for the […]

AIR METHODS, U.S. ARMY GARRISON FORT HUNTER LIGGETT ANNOUNCE CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP

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Agreement allows for air medical services to support military elements as well as local community in central California (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, September 8, 2020) – Air Methods, a leading air medical service in the U.S., and U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett, the military’s premier Total Force Training Center and the U.S. Army Reserve’s largest training […]

MERCY AIR OPENS NEW CALIFORNIA BASE IN PASO ROBLES TO EXPAND AIR MEDICAL SERVICES IN STATE

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Base to provide emergency transport and lifesaving care to area residents in need (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, August 13, 2020) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service in the U.S., announced today that its subsidiary, Mercy Air, has opened a new base in Paso Robles, California, to provide emergency air medical services to the city […]

AIR METHODS, AIRLIFT NORTHWEST ANNOUNCE CONTINUED RELATIONSHIP

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Air Methods air ambulances fly out of Airlift Northwest bases throughout Washington state, transporting patients to care they require (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, August 13, 2020) – Air Methods, a leading air medical service in the U.S., and the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, announced today that they have renewed their long-standing relationship with Airlift […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES IN-NETWORK AGREEMENT WITH PRESBYTERIAN HEALTH PLAN FOR SERVICES IN NEW MEXICO

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Agreement provides air ambulance services at negotiated rates for residents throughout state (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, May 13, 2020) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, announced today it has reached an agreement with Presbyterian Health Plan to provide in-network coverage for its consumers in New Mexico. The agreement will protect Presbyterian Health Plan […]

AIR METHODS REBRANDS LOCAL FLEET AS AIRLIFE FLORIDA

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(GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, April 1, 2021) – Air Methods, a leading air medical service, has rebranded its Florida program in the greater Tampa Bay area as AirLife Florida. The local crews and aircraft formerly operated as Bayflite and will continue to serve the region as AirLife Florida with bases in Tampa, North Port and Inverness. […]

NORTH AMERICAN PARTNERS IN ANESTHESIA AND AIR METHODS PARTNER TO DELIVER 34 VENTILATORS TO NEW YORK TO FIGHT COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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(GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, April 25, 2020) – North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), one of the leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management companies in the U.S., and Air Methods, the leading air medical service company, announced today they have partnered to provide 34 portable, critical-care ventilators to New York’s largest healthcare system. Ventilator shortages have been […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES IN-NETWORK AGREEMENT WITH AVERA HEALTH PLANS AND DAKOTACARE FOR SERVICES IN SOUTH DAKOTA

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Agreement provides air ambulance services for consumers at negotiated rates in Black Hills region of state (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, March 30, 2020) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, announced today it has reached an agreement with Avera Health Plans and DAKOTACARE to provide in-network coverage for its consumers. The agreement will protect […]