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Alaska weakens air ambulance membership plan regulations


August 29, 2019

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska health insurance officials have announced the state’s plan to weaken air ambulance membership plan regulations, officials said.

The Alaska Division of Insurance will no longer review and pre-approve consumer membership plans, CoastAlaska reported Thursday.

Health insurance does not cover the full cost of a flight, so there are three air ambulance companies that offer membership agreements, department officials said.

Households pay a flat rate fee between $49 and $125, depending on the carrier, to ensure they are not paying out of pocket, officials said.


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