Press Releases

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 […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES IN-NETWORK AGREEMENT WITH BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF TEXAS

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New deal provides access to in the air services at negotiated rates (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, February 13, 2020) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, today announced that it has agreed to an in-network contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) to provide its members with Air Methods’ critical care […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES IN-NETWORK AGREEMENT WITH BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF WYOMING

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Agreement provides life-saving care in the air medical service to consumers at negotiated rates (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, February 2, 2020) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, recently announced that it has agreed to an in-network contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming to provide its members with Air Methods’ critical care […]

AIR METHODS PROMOTES JAELYNN WILLIAMS TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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(GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, January 8, 2020) – Air Methods, the nation’s leading air medical service, announced today the promotion of JaeLynn Williams to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Williams, currently executive vice president of sales, marketing and communications, will succeed Steve Gorman, who will continue as an active member of the company’s board of […]

UNITED ROTORCRAFT AND SIKORSKY DELIVER THREE FIREHAWK® HELICOPTERS TO CALIFORNIA FIREFIGHTING AGENCIES

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(ENGLEWOOD, Colorado, December 9, 2019) – United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, announced today deliveries of three new S-70i™ FIREHAWK® helicopters to California fire agencies: one each to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), and the City […]

AIR IDAHO RESCUE PARTNERS WITH EASTERN IDAHO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, OPENS NEW BASE TO SERVICE SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO

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Latest air medical services base to provide lifesaving care to residents in emergency situations  (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, November 27, 2019) – Air Idaho Rescue, an air program of Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, a partnership with Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) to open its newest base, located at EIRMC in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The base will […]

AIR METHODS TO REFUND MEDICARE PATIENTS AS PART OF ‘NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED’ PROGRAM

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In the last two years, proactive efforts to go in-network with insurers, and investments in a robust patient advocacy program, have led to low average out-of-pocket costs for Air Methods patients. With no air medical membership required, Air Methods is reaffirming its commitment to patients by refunding Medicare beneficiaries.  (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, November 18, 2019) […]