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Air Ambulances’ Sky-High Charges Leave Reimbursement Gaps, Lawsuits

When three-year-old West Cox’s fever hit 107 degrees, doctors called a helicopter. Hours earlier, the toddler, who’d been prescribed an antibiotic for a suspected ear infection, was at home in Princeton, West Virginia, watching cartoons and eating chips and salsa. …

Texas Appeals Court Says Federal Law Preempts State on Air Ambulance Fees

An appellate court in Texas has ruled that federal law, as opposed to state regulation, prevails when it comes to the amount an air ambulance service may charge insurance companies for its services. The ruling of the Austin Court of …