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Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Trip Denial Process
Category: NEMT

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Trip Denial Process

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) trip requests get denied. When this happens, Medicare health plans are required to issue a Notice of Denial of Medical Coverage (or Payment), also known as an Integrated Denial Notice (IDN). Denials happen for several reasons, all related to eligibility. Some services that are not covered and therefore lead to trip denials.

by: Kris Lyon

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Big Bucks to the Transit Rescue – Biden’s Plan Gives Public Transit $30.5 Billion.
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Big Bucks to the Transit Rescue – Biden’s Plan Gives Public Transit $30.5 Billion.

March 11, 2021 was a monumental day for the future of Transit in the US. The House of Representatives passed legislation that cleared the path for one of the most expensive and extensive economic rescue plans in US history. When President Biden signed the historic $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law on March 11th, he earmarked $30.5 billion specifically to help rescue public transit.

by: Kellie Meilleur

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Healthcare Industry Trends Positively Impacting NEMT
Category: NEMT

Healthcare Industry Trends Positively Impacting NEMT

Innovation has played a major role in moving the world forward in the face of a global pandemic. Efforts to mitigate health and safety risks for our most vulnerable, are pushing the NEMT industry to evolve from mainly "transporting people" to delivery-based services. A significant investment in transportation infrastructure to incorporate the needs of people with disabilities, maintain deliveries of medical and food supplies, and support autonomous vehicles and on-demand services, are a few of the solid wins for the NEMT and Healthcare industries. 

by: Kris Lyon

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What are TNCs? Are TNCs the Right Option?
Category: NEMT

What are TNCs? Are TNCs the Right Option?

A Transportation Network Company, also known as a "TNC", is a "ride hailing" or "ridesharing" organization that uses a mobile app, enabling people to secure individual and carpooling rides from drivers who use their own vehicles. GPS capability in smartphones identifies the pick-up location and keeps the customer informed in real- time when the car will arrive and it also provides a photo of the driver for identification purposes.

by: Kris Lyon

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NEMT Focus Groups – What You Need to Know
Category: NEMT

NEMT Focus Groups – What You Need to Know

Recent changes to non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) requirements via administrative action, have rendered NEMT a mandatory benefit. This is a huge win for the American people! Under this action, states are required to provide NEMT and use the most appropriate form of transportation. The scope of benefit varies by state, but generally covers a broad range of NEMT services through one or more approaches: Fee for service (FFS),Third party broker and Medicaid managed care.

by: Kellie Meilleur

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