Understanding NEMT

BENEFITS OF NEMT

SHORT FOR NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION, THE TERM NEMT REPRESENTS THE MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY. ULTIMATELY THE GOAL IS TO…

Remove Transportation Barriers
Prevent Missed Medical Appointments
Decrease The Impact Of Chronic Disease
Save Significant Healthcare Funding

THE UNMET NEEDS THAT DRIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION

Not being able to drive because of a medical condition
Not having a valid driver's license
Not having a working vehicle available in the household
Other situations, such as no money for a vehicle or gas

WHO PAYS FOR NEMT TRIPS?

Medicaid

Brokers

Medical Facilities

MCOs
&
Health Plans

Private Pay

Auto Insurance

Schools

HOW DOES NEMT DIFFER FROM EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION?

The biggest difference between NEMT compared to emergency transportation is that NEMT, as the acronym states, is non-emergency medical transportation. Whereas, emergency transportation implies the passengers health is at serious risk or in a life threatening state.