Frequently Asked Questions

How does Medical Jets International handle a Kaufman County residence’s bill if they participate in the CareFlite subscription program?

Medical Jets International honors the CareFlite subscription billing practices. If a patient is uninsured, the invoice for service is reduced by 50%.  If the patient has insurance, Medical Jets will bill the insurance but DOES NOT balance bill the remaining amount to the patient.  There is no change in invoicing for Kaufman County residences whether Careflite or Medical Jets provides transport.  Medical Jets does not receive subscription funding from Careflite, we simply honor the subscription program.

Why does Medical Jets International have ambulances sitting at 505 E. US HWY 80 in Forney, Texas?

Medical Jets International rents space at 505 E. US HWY 80 in Forney, Texas to house their assets, supplies, and personnel. Medical Jets provides services on the national and state level primarily for disasters, deployments and special assignments.  We also service local health care facilities and provide backup services to local EMS agencies.  We have 40 ambulances and a variety of support vehicles and rescue apparatus.

To whom do these vehicles belong, and how were they acquired?

Medical Jets International is a privately owned company. All Medical Jets International assets have been bought and paid for by the company. Medical Jets is not a government funded entity. 

When was Medical Jets International, LLC formed?

Medical Jets International, LLC was formed in 2011 originally for medical transports by air.  Within a few years, we expanded to ground ambulance operations including numerous deployments at a national level.  We remain headquartered in Forney, Texas.  Medical Jets is the only ambulance company based in Forney and Kaufman County.

What kind of experience does the leadership and clinicians of Medical Jets have?

Medical Jets International’s, senior leadership team has over 100 years of combined Emergency Medical Services experience in 9-1-1 and special operations. Our leaders are published authors and national speakers in the EMS field. We have led large municipal and non-profit emergency service operations, helicopter ambulance programs and private ambulance companies which covered dozens of jurisdictions for both 9-1-1 and non-emergency services. Our paramedics and EMTs have served in New York City and New Orleans (including covering the 9-1-1 system) as well as smaller but extraordinarily challenging assignments, for years. All of our providers are carefully selected and well trained, including instructional programs in critical care medicine to include ventilators, advanced IV medications and the most sophisticated clinical procedures in EMS.

The nature of our national-level work demands intense scrutiny of our staff qualifications and training. We are called upon by national emergency leadership to respond in the most dire of circumstances, and in the worst of conditions. To be successful in that setting requires the very best operational and clinical performance.

Our field staff includes Paramedics, Flight Paramedics, Advanced EMTs, and Basic EMTs, all of which are certified or licensed through the Texas Department of State Health Services. In addition, Medical Jets International conducts monthly training through its certified education program to ensure continuous improvement of skills and knowledge among our clinicians.

Does Medical Jets International actually have jets?

Through its partners, Medical Jets International has access to two Learjet 60s that are capable of carrying two patients each. Medical Jets International does not own its own jet.

What kind of equipment does Medical Jets International carry?

Medical Jets International carries some of the most sophisticated and current equipment on the market that include but is not limited to advanced cardiac monitors, ventilators and IV pumps. All units are critical care capable and can handle any emergency.

What are all the capabilities Medical Jets International has?

In addition to Critical Care ambulances and Learjet 60s, Medical Jets International, LLC also has access to its own Emergency Operation Center (EOC) to direct emergency operations. Medical Jets International also has a Special Response Team for high risk events, rescue vehicles that can operate on land or water, and a large mobile command bus for substantial disasters.

Does Medical Jets International have the required licensing to operate as an EMS provider in the state of Texas?

Medical Jets International, is fully licensed as an EMS provider at the highest level by the State of Texas.