317:30-5-336.10. Fixed wing air ambulance services
(a) Fixed wing air ambulance transports must be approved by OHCA. This approval is contingent upon medical necessity.
(b) Ambulance transport in a fixed wing aircraft is a covered service if the following requirements are met:
(1) The transport, including ancillary services (e.g. flight nurse), is ordered by a physician.
(2) The written physician order is maintained in the member's file.
(3) Transport by ground vehicle would endanger the member's life due to time and distance from the hospital.
(4) Medically necessary care or services for the member's medical condition cannot be provided by a local facility.