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Library: Policy

317:30-5-336.11. Rotary wing air ambulance

Issued 12-21-06

     Rotary wing air ambulance services are covered by the OHCA only under the following circumstances:

  • (1) Time and distance in a ground ambulance would be a hazard to the life of the member;

  • (2) The medically necessary care and services for the member's need are not available at the local hospital, and;

  • (3) The transfer is for medical or surgical procedures, not solely for diagnostic services only.

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