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One Circuitous Flightpath: The Turbulent Trajectory of Air Ambulance Litigation

As we enter the second decade of the air ambulance litigation, what better time to pause and ruminate on where we've been? Below is a visual representation of our journey so far.

We’ve gone all the way from the Division of Workers’ Compensation to the United States Supreme Court, which declined PHI Air Medical's request to review the case, and are currently back at the Third Court of Appeals in Austin which issued a second decision on February 3, 2022.

We can’t say when the PHI Air Medical Case will finally be over, but we remain confident that the ultimate result will be that carriers will not be compelled to pay air ambulance providers their full-billed charges and providers will not be permitted to recover the balance from injured workers.