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Medicaid (NEMT/NMT) Transportation

CATEGORYTRANSPORTATION
SERVICE/SUPPORT TYPEMedicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) & Nonmedical Transportation (NMT)
AGENCYMedicaid (May be referred to by different names in different states)
COSTMedicaid Managed Care Plan Benefit
ELIGIBILITY SUMMARYMedicaid Recipients: “Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) is an important benefit for beneficiaries who need to get to and from medical services, but have no means of transportation.  The Code of Federal Regulations requires States to ensure eligible, qualified Medicaid beneficiaries have NEMT to take them to and from providers.  However, every State’s Medicaid program is different.” https://www.cms.gov/Medicare-Medicaid-Coordination/Fraud-Prevention/Medicaid-Integrity-Education/nemt “Generally, if you are enrolled in a Medicaid managed care plan, the customer service staff can give you facts about ride benefits (Pg. 2).” FACT SHEET: Let Medicaid Give you a Ride (Pg. 2, CMS) https://www.cms.gov/Medicare-Medicaid-Coordination/Fraud-Prevention/Medicaid-Integrity-Education/Downloads/nemt-factsheet.pdf
WEB LINKhttps://www.cms.gov/Medicare-Medicaid-Coordination/Fraud-Prevention/Medicaid-Integrity-Education/nemt
APPLICATIONCall customer service staff of the Medicaid managed care plan for ride benefit information and to enroll.
ADDITIONAL INFODetermine if your state participates in Non-Emergency Medical Transportation 2018: Medicaid Benefits: Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Services https://www.kff.org/medicaid/state-indicator/non-emergency-medical-transportation-services/?currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D NEMT Booklet for Providers (2016) https://www.cms.gov/Medicare-Medicaid-Coordination/Fraud-Prevention/Medicaid-Integrity-Education/Downloads/nemt-booklet.pdf https://www.cms.gov/Medicare-Medicaid-Coordination/Fraud-Prevention/Medicaid-Integrity-Education/nemt Medicaid Benefits: Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Services https://www.kff.org/medicaid/state-indicator/non-emergency-medical-transportation-services/?currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D

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