Press Releases

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.  Air Methods, the leading air medical […]

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 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. In addition, Larry Brewer, one of the […]

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  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 or health system. The partnership affects 98 […]

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 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 every mission. Celebrating 40 years as the […]

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  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 Air Methods’ critical care in the air […]

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  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 outcomes for patients involved in traumatic […]

AIR METHODS RELOCATES BLACK HILLS LIFE FLIGHT BASE TO RAPID CITY

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New base location brings critical care in the air services to residents, providing lifesaving care in emergency situations  Black Hills Life Flight, a division of Air Methods, announced it has relocated its rotor wing aircraft to its base in Rapid City, South Dakota to serve the surrounding communities. The base will ensure that residents in the surrounding […]

ARCH AIR MEDICAL NOW CARRYING BLOOD AND PLASMA TO SAVE MORE LIVES

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Research shows prompt prehospital blood and plasma transfusion results in better patient outcomes Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, announced today that its ARCH Air Medical base (ARCH 3) will carry blood and plasma on its missions to support improved outcomes for patients involved in traumatic injuries or other conditions that require transfusions. […]

JOLIET’S LIFESTAR NOW CARRYING BLOOD AND PLASMA ON EMERGENCY AIR MEDICAL MISSIONS TO SAVE MORE LIVES

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Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, announced today that its LifeStar program in Joliet will carry blood and plasma on its missions to support improved outcomes for patients involved in traumatic injuries or other conditions that require transfusions. Air Methods has continuously worked to increase the number of aircraft nationwide that carry blood […]

AIR METHODS ISSUES COMMENTS REGARDING LIFE-THREATENING AIR MEDICAL MEDICAID WAIVER APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY WYOMING

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Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider, today released public comments to the Wyoming Department of Health regarding a Medicaid waiver application that would take decisions from physician and first responders and turn them over to a remote call center that uses financially driven criteria to determine the need for a transport, putting Wyomingites’ lives in […]

AIR METHODS – PUBLIC COMMENTS ON WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 1115 WAIVER APPLICATION: WYOMING MEDICAID COORDINATED AIR AMBULANCE NETWORK

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Air Methods – Public Comments on Wyoming Department of Health 1115 Waiver Application: Wyoming Medicaid Coordinated Air Ambulance Network