Yes. Each of LifeFlight Eagle’s bases is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. However, inclement weather conditions can prevent us from being able to fly. LifeFlight Eagle [...]
Yes. LifeFlight Eagle works very closely with local EMS agencies and fire departments. These agencies request LifeFlight Eagle to transport their patients when medically necessary. In addition, LifeFlight Eagle provides [...]
No. However, each flight must be medically necessary for membership benefits to apply.
No. State laws regulate Medicaid payments and LifeFlight Eagle complies with the law by accepting Medicaid as full payment for the services rendered. This prohibits Medicaid recipients from enrolling in [...]
This answer depends on your supplemental insurance provider. Once you have paid your full supplement deductible, your supplement may pay part or all of the allowable balance for air ambulance [...]
Medicare provides a very deep discount to patients by capping the amount LifeFlight Eagle (and all air ambulances) can charge as an allowable rate. This rate varies year-to-year and by [...]
LifeFlight Eagle’s community-based helicopters are based in Chillicothe, Odessa, Harrisonville and Clinton, MO. The majority of our flights serve communities in Missouri and Kansas that are within a 50-mile radius [...]
LifeFlight Eagle is the preferred provider for multiple counties and hospitals. We recommend contacting your local EMS agency and community hospital to confirm their emergency and cirtical-care transport protocols. LifeFlight [...]
LifeFlight Eagle membership provides no benefit if a patient is transported by any other provider for any reason.
Yes. LifeFlight Eagle helicopters may be unable to fly because of weather conditions, during brief periods of scheduled maintenance, or under certain FAA restrictions. It also may be unavailable if [...]