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Healthcare Industry Trends Positively Impacting NEMT

Healthcare Industry Trends Positively Impacting NEMT

 

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 for non-human transportation is a solid win for the NEMT and Healthcare industries.

 
 
 
The ACA Gets a Boost from The American Rescue Plan Act

The ACA Gets a Boost from The American Rescue Plan Act

 

There's great news for the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) industry. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan makes provisions to boost coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And with the anticipated increase in NEMT trips being done under Medicaid, substantial business will flow to NEMT Brokers and Providers.

 
 
 
NEMT Focus Groups – What You Need to Know

NEMT Focus Groups – What You Need to Know

 

The positive feedback from focus groups far outweighed any negative experiences. While the most impactful revelation came from participants who had an emotional response at the thought of losing NEMT. Their biggest fears were health regression, mental health deterioration and some even said NEMT was "life-saving".

 
 
 
The Important Link Between Managed Care and Medical Transportation

The Important Link Between Managed Care and Medical Transportation

 

Over the past decade there's been a trend for MCOs to bring the NEMT benefit back in house to further enhance their suite of transportation services. As a result of this shift, emphasis has been placed on MCO's to have greater service compliance standards.

 
 
 
What are TNCs? Are TNCs the Right Option?

What are TNCs? Are TNCs the Right Option?

 

"Ride hailing" or "ridesharing" Transportation Network Companies, also known as a "TNCs", have emerged as providers in the NEMT arena. But given that TNCs have very few restrictions before allowing their drivers to take the wheel, the verdict is out on whether this type of service is good or bad.

 
 
 
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Trip Denial Process

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Trip Denial Process

 

Sometimes NEMT trips get denied. Kris Lyon, TripSpark's NEMT expert discloses the reasons for the denials and the process that follows. Kris also shares that importance of non-emergency medical transportation software in tracking and reporting denials activity.

 
 
 
Better Service and Fewer Calls with TripSpark's Notification System

Better Service and Fewer Calls with TripSpark's Notification System

 

Stay in close contact with your members and ensure everyone receives the same information. With TripSpark’s cloud-based Notification system, communicate by SMS, email, and phone to minimize missed appointments and improve on-time performance. Notifications also reduce the strain on call centers and give customers the great experience they deserve.

 
 
 
 
 
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