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Recommendations for medical air evac insurance? (Health and Well-being)
Lopez Island
November 8, 2018
Posted by Kitty Harmon, Lopez Island

I've been advised to get coverage for both helicoptor and fixed-wing evacuation. Is there a company that handles both, or do I need to insure with 2 companies? And what are your recommendations? Thanks!


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Dan Post: Recommendations for medical air evac insurance?

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Let me add that you can only subscribe to these services if you have medical insurance. If you do not have medical insurance you are out of luck and can not get the Air Evac coverage. If I am wrong please let me know.
Nicole O'Bryant: Recommendations for medical air evac insurance?

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As a paramedic on Lopez, I recommend subscribing to both ALNW and IAA. Both services provide exceptional care. I understand why it might seem excessive to subscribe to more than one service. The link to OIFR does a great job of outlining the reasons to.... Read all
Kitty Harmon: Recommendations for medical air evac insurance?

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Thanks very much for the help. Great info.
Carey Chenoweth: Recommendations for medical air evac insurance?

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I found this topic well presented by a posting by the folks at Orcas Fire. Ck it out.

https://orcasfire.org/services/aeromedical-services/
Donn Meilak: Recommendations for medical air evac insurance?

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The clinic may have excellent advice or info too...
Donn Meilak: Recommendations for medical air evac insurance?

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From what we recall, the helicopter could fly in more kinds of weather and get to more locations - whereas the fixed wing leaves from the airport and you are taken there by ambulance. Where each takes you is different, too, so you might purchase based on.... Read all