Monday, January 17 2022
Florida—Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) is a required Medicaid benefit as a core solution to patient care access among populations facing transportation barriers. NEMT services are usually intended for medical appointments or other forms of non-emergent care. In Florida, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is responsible for the provision of all Medicaid services.
NEMT providers are required to offer transportation both to and from the appointment, utilize the most appropriate form of transportation, and include coverage for all expenses associated with transportation.
In order to become an NEMT provider in Florida you will need to:
The Commission contracts directly with the Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) in each county/service area for the coordination of transportation services, and will provide you with the contracting requirements for becoming a local provider.
Insurance wise, non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) insurance is a type of for-hire livery coverage designed to protect business vehicles used to transport patients to medical appointments on a pre-arranged basis. These vehicles usually don’t have light bars and sirens that are commonly found in ambulances and other emergency vehicles. Minivans, passenger vans, and SUVs are among the most common commercial autos used for non-emergency medical transportation.
In terms of what is needed to qualify for this type of coverage are the following factors:
Whether a big or small operation, we know what it takes to keep your business on the road safely and profitably. With some of the best coverages and services in the industry, along with our extensive experience in the transportation industry, we can make it an advantage for you. Give us a call right now to speak with one of our local licensed, experienced agents.
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Diana Munoz, CRIS
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