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317:30-5-336.10.Fixed wing air ambulance services
[Revised 06-25-11]
(a) Fixed wing air ambulance transports must be approved by OHCA. This approval is contingent upon medical necessity.
(b) Ambulance transport in a fixed wing aircraft is a covered service if the following requirements are met:
(1) The transport, including ancillary services (e.g. flight nurse), is ordered by a physician.
(2) The written physician order is maintained in the member's file.
(3) Transport by ground vehicle would endanger the member's life due to time and distance from the hospital.
(4) Medically necessary care or services for the member's medical condition cannot be provided by a local facility.

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.