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While the No Surprises Act aims to protect patients from financial hardship, its impact on air ambulance services warrants careful consideration. We take a look.
Not opting for Medicaid Part B can spell financial doom, especially if one opts for an air ambulance ride. This, despite the No Surprises Act. We explain.

Air Ambulance – Pregnancy

Timely Air Ambulance transfer to such facilities while the patient(s) receives care from obstetrical/ neonatal specialists has been shown to be safe, cost-effective and beneficial.

Air Ambulance – Cardiac Care and “Heart Attacks”

The scarcity of cardiac intervention centers, particularly outside of urban areas, suggest a role, supported by studies to date, for HEMS in quickly transporting patients, even patients whose hearts have stopped and been restarted, from remote hospitals to these centers.

Air Ambulance – Cerebrovascular Accidents / Strokes and “Brain Attacks”

There is a window of time in which clotbusting treatment can result in patients suffering little to no long term damage and disability from these events.

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