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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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Enhancements for attendant care providers in Indiana
Category: NEMT

Enhancements for attendant care providers in Indiana

Here's some great news for attendant care and the NEMT industries - recent service delivery enhancements for attendant care providers in Indiana, have widened new non-emergency medical transportation options for brokers. Attendant care transportation options The Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) division of Aging and Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning, submitted a request to the U.S. Centers for Medicare, and Medicaid Services (CMS), requesting authorization for attendant care providers to transport individuals with Aged & Disabled and Traumatic Brian Injury waivers, to non-emergency medical appointments. It was approved and went into effect on April 1, 2021.

by: Kris Lyon

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The Top 5 transportation barriers to healthcare access & the importance of NEMT
Category: NEMT

The Top 5 transportation barriers to healthcare access & the importance of NEMT

Article 25 of the United Nations' 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that "Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of {themselves} and {their} family". Ensuring one's health and well-being includes being able to get to and from healthcare-related appointments, to receive proper (and sometimes, live-saving) care. For this reason, individuals require easy and affordable access to non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT). But that's not always as simple as it sounds, when you consider the many obstacles, people face daily.

by: Kris Lyon

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Medicaid spending in 2020 topped $679 billion
Category: NEMT

Medicaid spending in 2020 topped $679 billion

By the spring of 2020, healthcare use and spending dropped steeply due to cancellations of elective care. Hospitals needed the increased capacity and social distancing measures to lessen community spread of the coronavirus. Telemedicine use increased exponentially but as the year progressed, in-person care resumed for hospital and lab services and healthcare use and spending started to rebound. One area to realize a significant spending increase in 2020 was Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs).

by: Kellie Meilleur

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How NEMT providers are untangling their “spaghetti systems”
Category: NEMT

How NEMT providers are untangling their “spaghetti systems”

Unfortunately, providers who are using multiple, disjointed platforms or "spaghetti systems" as we call them, are finding it harder and harder to effectively manage all parts of their operation – to keep their members safe and happy. Smart health service providers have one priority – delivering quality care and service to their members! And the first step begins with cleaning up their spaghetti mess by moving towards ONE nice, neat, interconnected bundled solution.

by: Kellie Meilleur

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