American Medical Response Announces National Ambulance Provider Agreement with Aetna
American Medical Response (AMR) announced today that they have signed a multi-year agreement with Aetna (NYSE: AET) naming AMR as one of Aetna's national providers for ground and air ambulance services. AMR operations across the nation began providing services under the agreement October 1, 2012.
Mark Bruning, AMR President, said, “We are excited to work with Aetna as one of their national ambulance providers. Our shared values of patient-focused care and superior service will benefit thousands of Aetna members when they need ambulance transportation.”
“This national agreement with AMR enhances Aetna's ability to offer its members quality providers for health care services,” said Carl King, Aetna's head of national network and contracting services.
The agreement provides for non-emergency ambulance services for members enrolled in Aetna's Medicare and commercial insurance products.
About American Medical Response (AMR)
AMR (www.amr.net) is America's leading provider of medical transportation, operating in 40 states and the District of Columbia. AMR's 17,000 paramedics, EMT's and other professionals transport more than three million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations. Operating a fleet of approximately 4,500 vehicles, AMR, a subsidiary of Emergency Medical Services Corporation, is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colo.
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