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Transitioning to Value-Based Care? NEMT Technology Can Help!
Category: NEMT

Transitioning to Value-Based Care? NEMT Technology Can Help!

Value-based care represents a critical direction in NEMT because it is about aligning what’s paid for with outcomes and services, not just charging a fee. To provide value-based care to healthcare consumers, everyone should have access to exceptional non-emergency medical transportation services to overcome barriers to transportation.

by: Kris Lyon

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Your Top 3 Reasons to Invest in a Medical Transport Software System and Scale Your Operations
Category: NEMT

Your Top 3 Reasons to Invest in a Medical Transport Software System and Scale Your Operations

Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) was first offered in 1966 and created to provide transportation to and from healthcare facilities for those who did not have the means to transport themselves for one reason or another. NEMT covers non-urgent medical needs like appointments, tests, and follow-ups but also can be to support seniors in accessing PACE programs. Now, specialized NEMT software helps verify who is eligible to receive trips through medical transportation services along with a suite of other critical functions. NEMT scheduling software helps MCO’s, brokers, PACE centers, and providers manage their transportation systems quickly and efficiently. 

by: Kris Lyon

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Managing Travel Anxiety in a Post-COVID World
Category: NEMT

Managing Travel Anxiety in a Post-COVID World

While the USA and the rest of the world are happy to see vaccination numbers rise, and the wearing of masks dissipate, anxiety is still high. It has been so long since we truly felt “normal,” that it is hard to imagine what normal looks and feels like anymore. Even with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) restrictions being lifted in many parts of the country, there remain those who are not comfortable mingling in society for any reason, much less without a mask. Just read the news – the COVID, shut-in, way of life of the past (long) while, has hampered many people’s physical and mental health. And now that things are opening again, not everyone is ready for it.

by: Kris Lyon

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Transportation Remains Key to Meeting Health-Related Social Needs
Category: NEMT

Transportation Remains Key to Meeting Health-Related Social Needs

For several years now, the health care industry has been promoting an emphasis on social determinants of health (SDOH) to improve health outcomes. These can include education, employment, nutrition, and transportation to name a few. The effort by Accountable Care and Managed Care Organizations (ACO/MCO) has been great to promote the effectiveness of adding these to a well-rounded preventative care model. But how does one determine what the needs are and, further, what resources are available?

by: Kris Lyon

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6 Major Changes to Healthcare Post-COVID
Category: NEMT

6 Major Changes to Healthcare Post-COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly changed the course of health care’s future, and from an innovation standpoint, for the better. While disease will never be eliminated, through science, data, and technology, we will be able to identify it earlier, intervene proactively, and better understand its progression, to help individuals more effectively and actively sustain their well-being. We can expect 6 key areas to collectively transform the existing health system from treatment-based and reactionary care, to prevention and well-being.

by: Kris Lyon

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