Public Hearing: MedX AirOne Air Ambulance Services


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public and Behavioral Health will hold a public hearing to receive comments regarding an application from MedX AirOne to base air ambulance medical helicopter services at the helipad located at Humboldt General Hospital in Winnemucca, Nevada, providing service to Humboldt, Lander, Pershing, Eureka, Northern Nye, Churchill and Elko counties.

The hearing will be conducted at 11 a.m. on August 11th, 2015, in room 201 of the Humboldt County Courthouse, located at 50 West 5th Street, Winnemucca, NV 89445.
NRS 439A.104 states
1.  No person may operate or undertake any proposed expenditure for the operation of a new medical helicopter that will provide medical helicopter services in an area located within 150 miles from the base of an existing medical helicopter without first applying for and obtaining the written approval of the Chief Medical Officer or the designee of the Chief Medical Officer.

and

4. In determining whether to approve an application submitted pursuant to subsection 1, the Chief Medical Officer or the designee of the Chief Medical Officer shall:

(a) Contact existing providers of medical helicopter services, ensure that existing providers of medical helicopter services have an opportunity to participate in any public hearing concerning the application, and seek the input of existing providers of medical helicopter services concerning the application.

Members of the public may make oral comments at this meeting. Persons wishing to submit written comments or documentary evidence must submit the material to Laura Hale via email at ljhale@health.nv.gov or via regular mail at 4150 Technology Way, Suite 104, Carson City, NV 89706, no later than August 10, 2015.

A copy of this notice is on file for inspection and/or may be copied at the following locations during normal business hours.

NV Division of Public and Behavioral Health Nevada State Library
Primary Care Office 100 N. Stewart Street
4150 Technology Way, Second Floor Carson City, Nevada 89701
Carson City, NV 89706

Humboldt County Library NV Emergency Medical Systems website:
85 East 5th Street http://dpbh.nv.gov/Reg/EMS/EMS-home/
Winnemucca, NV 89445

Copies may be obtained in person, by mail, or by calling (775) 684-4041

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