Heard of repatriation? If you haven’t already then this may be one of the most important videos you watch online if you or someone you know has international travel plans. That’s because repatriation is the process of returning patients from abroad via air ambulance or emergency airlift after an injury, illness, or other medical emergency, and it happens more often than you’d think.
Unfortunately, getting patients back to their home following a crisis is more difficult than it sounds. From insurance coverage to language gaps and a higher cost of care further from home, repatriation presents a fresh set of challenges when most of us don’t have plan. That’s why Angel MedFlight created this quick video guide with our Chief Flight Coordinator – now you have a game plan in case of emergency.
Here’s everything you need to know about repatriating patients to the care they need closer to home:
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For more details, visit our page on repatriation or call us anytime at 866-465-9339 – we’re here for you 24/7.
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