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When faced with a medical emergency abroad, securing an air ambulance for repatriation can be a daunting and expensive endeavor. Insurance companies may refuse to cover these costs for several reasons. One common issue is the...
Speed, combined with the high level of care provided by air ambulance services, make them an indispensable resource in the management of severe burn injuries.

Compliance Norms for Texas Air Ambulance Service Providers

Just because an aircraft is willing to transport a patient, it does not count as an air ambulance service, in any state of the US....

Are air ambulances regulated?

In some states, such as: Florida and Texas, air ambulance companies are regulated at a state level. Additionally, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifies...

Is CAMTS accreditation a required certification?

CAMTS accreditation is voluntary. However, several states and some governmental agencies have accepted or required CAMTS Accreditation for licensing, contracts or reimbursements.

What is the accreditation process for medical transport services?

Accreditation begins with an application form. The form indicates the service's intentions to complete the process. The service then receives a Program Information Form (PIF).

What s CAMTS certification?

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) is an independent non-profit corporation, comprised of representatives from twenty member organizations, each representing some component of air and ground medical transport.

Is there a governing body over the MedEvac Community?

There is no single "governing body" over medEvac services. Each service is independent, or could be part of a group of similar programs.

What are the requirements for an ambulance driver in Florida?

An ambulance driver must meet the following requirements: Is at least 18 years of age; certifies under oath that he or she is not addicted to...

What should look for in an air ambulance company?

Seek an established company that owns and operates it own equipment and has a full-time dedicated staff. The company should be certified as an air ambulance service by the FAA and should have all related licenses and insurance

FAA Publishes New Air Ambulance Regulation

Making certificate holders with 10 or more helicopter air ambulances establish operations control centers is one facet of the proposal, which is intended to make helicopter air ambulance flights safer nationwide.

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