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In Today’s Pandemic,Coverage For Emergency Transportation Is Essential

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Having coverage for emergency medical transport has always been a good idea. After all, emergencies can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. But in the age of the coronavirus, making sure you’re covered is more important than ever. Patients who test positive for the coronavirus who require hospitalization are learning some difficult lessons how Medicare often doesn’t cover all of the cost of...

If You Fall Off The Horse, Make Sure Your Ambulance Is Covered

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When Sonna Anderson’s trusty steed Cody got spooked, tripped, and fell on top of her, that was scary enough. But then came the air ambulance bill. She could hardly believe her eyes: $54,727.26. Less than a third was covered by insurance, leaving the 60-year-old with a balance due of $41,029.53. “It shocked me,” she said. Unfortunately, most people don’t realize Medicare...

Traveling This Summer? Prepare for Emergency Side Trips.

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A few years ago, Vicki and Bill were vacationing in Hawaii. Both were retired and in excellent health. Then one morning, after swimming laps, Bill was overcome by weakness and taken to Straub Hospital. Turns out, he had a major stroke.  Thanks to Medical Air Services Association (MASA), the story has a happy ending. Two weeks later, Bill was given the okay to return home to Villages, Florida...

NEED AN AMBULANCE?

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YOU MIGHT NEED ANOTHER ONE WHEN YOU SEE THE BILL. Medicare doesn’t cover medical emergency transportation. Yet if you need to be transported by air, that could cost you $50,000 or more. Fortunately, there’s a solution. Through your association and AMBA, you can enroll in a plan from Medical Air Services Association (MASA), the premier provider of pre-paid medical transportation...

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