Air Critical Care LLC Worldwide Air Ambulance Services Becomes a Provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Air Critical Care LLC, a worldwide Air Ambulance Services has become a provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida.

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We’re really excited to start working with Blue Cross and Blue Shields and their members.

Air Critical Care LLC is a Florida-based air ambulance company offering global patient transportation and medical evacuation services and now will be a provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

“Our new relationship with Blue Cross allows us to offer the best air ambulance transportation to even more patients,” says Air Critical Care LLC President Michael Peat. “We’re really excited to start working with Blue Cross and Blue Shields and their members.”

Headquartered in Punta Gorda, Florida, Air Critical Care LLC equips medically configured aircraft based across the country, allowing for more rapid response times to patient transport requests. “When you’re dealing with a patient who needs to be transferred by air, distance to reach a patient can save insurance providers thousands,” says Peat. “Having air ambulance aircraft nationwide helps us provide a cost effective and rapid response.”

Another benefit to having air ambulance aircraft based at numerous airport locations is empty flights are minimized, considerably reducing operating costs. “Not having to reposition a jet to our New York base significantly reduces fuel costs,” says Peat. “We’re doing all we can to reduce costs for patients without compromising quality of care, safety and service.”

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an alliance of 42 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross Blue Shield companies. BCBSA is the nation's oldest and largest family of health benefits companies, serving the needs of 100,000,000 – nearly one in three – Americans. Nationwide, more than 90 percent of hospitals and 80 percent of physicians contract with BCBS companies.

Air Critical Care LLC is a full service provider of medical flight transport with a pristine safety record, with no incidents or accidents and operates a nationwide long distance non-emergency medical ground transport service provided through ACC Medlink.

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