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Medical Travel

A list of private and commercial providers who may be able to get you/your child to out of state medical treatment.

  • Angel Flight, now called “Air Charity Network”: www.aircharitynetwork.org
  • Family’s home airport must be less than 1000 miles from Boston and child/adult must be able to fly on small aircrafts.
  • Miracle Flights: www.miracleflights.org . This organization uses volunteer pilots, corporate aircrafts AND commercial flights.
  • Northwest Airlines KidCares: http://www.nwa.com/corpinfo/aircares/about/kidcares.sht
  • The Northwest Airlines KidCares medical travel program provides air travel to children age 18 and younger who are unable to receive treatment in their home area. The KidCares program is fueled by generous mileage donations of Northwest's WorldPerks members, which are then matched by Northwest. Availability of the program is based on that donated WorldPerks mileage, and consideration of each request is based on the following guidelines.
  • Mercy Medical Airlift: www.mercymedical.org They are associated with Angel Flight. Commercial flights.
  • Operation Lift Off: http://www.operationliftoff.com/Mission.html. Provide air transportation to specialized care and treatment centers.
  • Angel Flight East - is a nonprofit organization that facilitates free air transportation to children and adults in need of medical treatment far from home. Volunteer pilots use their own aircraft and pay for all costs of the flight. AFE covers a 14 state territory from Virginia to Ohio to Maine and for destinations beyond that, we link up with other volunteer pilot organizations.
  • List of multiple options: http://mercymedical.org/helpful-links/
  • In addition, if your child has Medicaid, some or all of their medical travel/expenses may be covered. Check with you/your child's Medicaid worker.
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