Air ambulance companies have grip on customers
August 1, 2018
Two years ago in this space I told the story of a Mississippi woman, Katherine Green, who got caught in the unsavory business practices of the air ambulance industry that has trapped many more Americans since then.
Green, a college history professor, chose to fight the company that transported her late husband to a Jackson hospital after he suffered a fatal fall in their home.
The ambulance company Rocky Mountain Holdings, a subsidiary of Air Methods, billed her $50,950.
Her husband’s insurance company, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi, which administered the State and School Em...