11 01, 2023

Does LifeFlight Eagle fly year-round?

2023-01-11T18:45:16+00:00

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 [...]

Does LifeFlight Eagle fly year-round?2023-01-11T18:45:16+00:00
11 01, 2023

Does LifeFlight Eagle work with local ambulances?

2023-01-11T18:44:50+00:00

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 [...]

Does LifeFlight Eagle work with local ambulances?2023-01-11T18:44:50+00:00
11 01, 2023

If I have Medicaid do I need membership?

2023-01-11T18:19:25+00:00

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 [...]

If I have Medicaid do I need membership?2023-01-11T18:19:25+00:00
11 01, 2023

What if I have a Medicare supplement?

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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 [...]

What if I have a Medicare supplement?2023-01-11T18:19:01+00:00
11 01, 2023

If I have Medicare, would I still benefit from membership?

2023-01-11T18:18:37+00:00

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 [...]

If I have Medicare, would I still benefit from membership?2023-01-11T18:18:37+00:00
11 01, 2023

Am I in LifeFlight Eagle’s service area?

2023-01-11T18:18:13+00:00

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 [...]

Am I in LifeFlight Eagle’s service area?2023-01-11T18:18:13+00:00
11 01, 2023

How do I know if LifeFlight Eagle will be the provider called to transport me?

2023-01-11T18:17:51+00:00

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 [...]

How do I know if LifeFlight Eagle will be the provider called to transport me?2023-01-11T18:17:51+00:00
11 01, 2023

Are there times when LifeFlight Eagle is not available?

2023-01-11T18:17:12+00:00

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 [...]

Are there times when LifeFlight Eagle is not available?2023-01-11T18:17:12+00:00
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