Press Releases

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) […]

AIR METHODS CELEBRATES THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF TULSA LIFEFLIGHT

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Oklahoma based air medical service honored at Oklahoma EMS Conference with EMS Service of the Year and Educator of the Year (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, November 7, 2019) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, announced that its Tulsa LifeFlight program was named the EMS Service of the Year at the Oklahoma EMS Conference. […]

AMERICAN RED CROSS TO SUPPLY BLOOD ON AIR METHODS’ AIRCRAFT

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Nationwide partnership fills gaps for lifesaving blood and plasma needed for traumatic injury response and other air medical missions (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, November 6, 2019) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, announced today that the American Red Cross will supply blood and plasma for all its aircraft currently unaffiliated with a regional blood center […]

CAMTS PUBLIC NOTIFICATION: ACCREDITATION SITE VISIT TO AIR METHODS NORTHEAST REGION (LIFENET OF NEW YORK, GUTHRIE AIR, AIR METHODS MARYLAND, AIRLIFE VIRGINIA AND AIRLIFE NORTH CAROLINA)

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The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of: Air Methods Northeast Region (LifeNet of New York, Guthrie Air, Air Methods Maryland, AirLife Virginia and AirLife North Carolina on December 8-10, 2019.  The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport […]

ARCH AIR MEDICAL NOW PROVIDING BLOOD AND PLASMA ON ALL FLIGHTS

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Research notes timely prehospital blood and plasma transfusion results in better patient outcomes (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, October 23, 2019) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, announced today that its ARCH Air Medical base in Granite City, along with many other ARCH and Air Methods helicopter programs, now carry blood and plasma on […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES IN-NETWORK AGREEMENT WITH FLORIDA BLUE

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Strategic partnership provides life-saving care in the air services to more than 4 million consumers at negotiated rates  (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, October 21, 2019) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, today announced that it has expanded its partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield to provide its Florida Blue plan members with […]

ARCH AIR MEDICAL SPARTA BASE TO CARRY CARRYING BLOOD AND PLASMA ON ALL MISSIONS

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Access to blood and plasma transfusions during emergent air medical missions proved to result in better patient outcomes (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, October 17, 2019) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, announced today that its ARCH Air Medical base in Sparta (ARCH 4) will carry blood and plasma on its missions to support improved […]