You Can Have State To State Medical Transport Through Your Insurance
If you’ve been out of town and became ill or need to be relocated closer to your family and are unable to travel alone, state to state medical transport can help. This type of service is available for non-emergency situations. You can receive compassionate care if you’re unable to be in a car or sit in a wheelchair accessible van. If you are traveling 200 miles or more you will want to go in a state-of-the-art long distance ambulance.
Insurance companies can be very stringent on paying for ambulance transfers. They only want to pay for medical transport to the closest appropriate facility. You need to keep in mind that transporting your loved one by a state to state ambulance can be paid by the insurance company only under special conditions. This would have to be depend on their medical condition, and the closest facility that can provide the service that the patient needs. Your loved one’s doctor would have to order the non-emergency transport. If your loved one is confined to a bed, they will still need a statement from the doctor stating they are unable to be transported by any other means. If your loved one isn’t confined to a bed but is too weak due to their condition, they will need a statement from the doctor submitted to the insurance company.
Some conditions that are ideal patients for state to state elderly transport are:
- Chronic illness
- Heart and lung disease
- Mobility concerns
When you’re loved one is being transferred by ambulance, you will not hear sirens blaring. It is a more comfortable ride to keep them calm and cared for. Being transported by air ambulance is not always necessary when you’re ill. An example of utilizing a state-to-state ambulance transport will have a trained medical staff on board to care for your loved one’s medical needs. The interstate patient transport crew will consist of nurses and paramedics. They are highly trained in the care and well-being of the patient. They will treat your family like their family.
Appropriate interstate patient transport utilizes a vehicle that is much larger than a full size van but smaller than a bus. It is more luxurious than an ambulance and is stocked with the necessary equipment needed for a safe trip. They ask that you make sure they have a two-day supply of all of your medications and if you need oxygen you need to let them know. These transports also include a level of privacy without shutting off the world to the patient and family members in the ambulance. The windows have a one-way tint so you or your loved one can always look out, but no one can see in. The patient will be fed their meals and snacks and their medication will be given at the appropriate time. They will turn your loved one so they do not become uncomfortable.
If you’re out of state when you become too ill to travel alone, an out of state medical transport can come to the rescue to get you or your loved one from the hospital back to their home. The same care and compassion will be given to you or your loved one no matter how far the distance is. The beds are 8 inches of memory foam and there are comfortable captain’s chairs for you or family members to sit. There is enough area for our pets. If your family member is tired during the trip, there is a bed for them to lie comfortably in. Whether you’re going from a hospital to another hospital non-emergency ambulance service is available for transport both in state and out of state.