New Mexico Department of Health
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Emergency Medical Services Air Ambulance


The NMAC 7.27.5 applies to any air service within New Mexico that transports persons requiring medical care including, but not limited to: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ALS), critical care, or specialty care.

Out-of-state services that fly into New Mexico to pick up and/or deliver medical patients shall also be certified in accordance with these rules, or through reciprocity in accordance with these rules.

The United States department of defense and the New Mexico department of military affairs are exempt from this rule when conducting official military operations.

Public safety agencies that routinely provide air ambulance services shall be certified.