Air Ambulance America: Wings of Medicine

Step 3: Patient Advocate

What are your responsibilities?

  1. Determine how the patient will be provided. (Ground ambulance or air ambulance)
  2. Determine what type of medical personnel is required for the transport.
  3. Determine what type of medical equipment or medication is required for the transport.
  4. Determine if the patient transport if a “medical necessity” based upon recommendation of the patient’s attending physician. e. Interview prospective non-emergency ambulance providers for licensing, medical personnel and equipment availability, and costs. Ascertain coverage for payment by patient’s private health insurance company (if any) or Medicare. http://www.medicare.gov/Publications/Pubs/pdf/11021.pdf

 

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**About Air Ambulance America (AAA): Air Ambulance America is an authorized indirect Air Carrier (IAC) utilizing the services of licensed Part 121 and 135 air carriers to meet your air ambulance transportation need. AAA does not own,lease or operate aircraft, and has no affiliation with any direct air carrier. As an IAC, AAA contracts for the provision of air transportation services in its own name and coordinates the provision of medical services for your flight.
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