The hospital or other medical facility requesting the medical air transport bears the cost of the direct use of the medical air transport teams in accordance with the Article. 161 d, paragraph. 5 of the Act of 27 August 2004 on health care services financed by the public funds. The costs include the cost of fuel, route charges and landing. The cost of the direct use of medical air transport teams includes:
in case of transport operations carried out by a helicopter: flight departing from the start at the base and ending after the landing in the base after finishing the transport of a patient or a biological material used for the health services, which require special transport conditions,
in the case of transport operations carried out by a plane: flight with a patient on board or with biological materials used for the health services, which require special conditions of transport.
Readiness of the team to carry out a medical air transport is financed is accordance with the Act of 27 August 2004 on health care services financed by the public funds from the state budget, from the part at the disposal of the Minister of Health.
Costs generated by the ground transport, ie. transportation between the hospital and the aircraft are to be covered by the Requester.
The amount and the rules of payment are regulated by the price list approved by the Director of Polish Medical Air Rescue. Information about the cost can be given by the dispatcher of the Polish Medical Air Rescue Operations Center.