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Jun
10
2020

AAMS NAMES DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COMMITTEE FOR CRITICAL CARE TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

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A seven-member Diversity & Inclusion Committee has recently been appointed by the Association of Air Medical Services to evaluate, foster, and advance core values that improve diversity and inclusion in the critical care transport industry through AAMS programs and resources. This announcement follows the approval of the AAMS board of directors on February 18, 2020 to add the following discrimination clause to the association’s Bylaws.

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Apr
13
2020

HHS to Begin Immediate Delivery of Initial $30 Billion of CARES Act Provider Relief Funding

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Early this morning the department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the plan to disburse the first $30 billion of the $100 billion authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recently passed by Congress.

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Apr
08
2020

AAMS REQUESTS $363.5M IN EMERGENCY FUNDING TO SUPPORT AIR AMBULANCES COVID-19 Pandemic increases labor costs by 50%

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Alexandria, Va. – The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), representing the air medical transport industry submitted a letter this week to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar with an urgent request to rapidly distribute money to emergency air medical providers from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund. In order to ensure the sustainability of the air ambulance community’s labor force through the challenges of the next six months, air ambulance labor costs will increase by an estimated 50%. AAMS anticipates a total six-month need of $254,424.00 per aircraft, for a total allocation of $363,571,425.00.

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Apr
03
2020

You are invited to attend the third AAMS COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting

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You are invited to attend the third AAMS COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting next week.

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Apr
02
2020

AAMS CARES Act Implementation Update; Additional COVID-19

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AAMS has compiled the following list of links and guidance regarding programs that may be available to members of the critical care transport industry from the recently enacted CARES Act. There is a highly variable list of programs available to hospitals, first responders, Part 135 operations, and small businesses. The following resources are organized as they appeared in the legislation:

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Mar
25
2020

AAMS Government Relations Update March 25th, 2020

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Late last night, Senate Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Schumer (D-NY) took to the floor at about 1:30 am to announce an agreement on a $2 Trillion Phase 3 Economic Aid Package had been reached.

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