The Non-emergency Medical Transportation Services comprises both private and municipal operators that provide basic transportation alongside medical care for patients either by ground or air. These services are provided during a non-emergency situation, but they are not restricted to such instances. The ambulances or vehicles as the case may be are usually equipped with lifesaving…

 

Non-medical transportation businesses help people get to pre-scheduled healthcare appointments, including doctor visits, rehab, clinical testing, follow-up exams, and more. In recent times, the demand for safe and reliable public transportation for people with medical issues and disabilities, particularly in rural communities, has witnessed massive growth. According to industry reports, this demand is expected to…

 

In the United States, medical transportation remains a vital service that a good number of senior citizens depend on. Since a great percentage of these people can’t drive themselves, they rely on services offered by medical transportation businesses to safely get to and from hospitals, doctor’s appointments, nursing facilities, rehabs, pharmacies, etc. Although there were…

 

The average NEMT vehicle running full time with efficient NEMT management software can generate about $1000 a week in gross revenue, with a little over $120,000 per year. Whenever any entrepreneur wants to start a new business, one of the first questions they usually ask is how profitable the business is or how much they…

 

Truth be told, there is no direct answer to this question because every state maintains its regulations and operational rules. Therefore, you should consult your local health care services department and the Department of Driver Services when looking to offer NEMT services. NEMT businesses are known to make available ground transportation or shuttle service to…

 

The nature of the NEMT (non-emergency medical transportation) business makes it impossible to run the business without the requisite insurance policy covers. No customer would patronize your services if you don’t have some of the basic insurance policy covers in place. So, if you are looking towards starting a NEMT company, then you should create…

 

If you are looking towards starting a NEMT business (non-emergency medical transportation), one of the major work tools you need is an ambulette. Durability is important for NEMT (non-emergency medical transportation) ambulettes that must withstand stretchers, wheelchairs, and other heavy equipment entering and exiting the vehicle frequently. Getting reliable ambulettes for your NEMT business will…

 

Owing to the growing number of Medicaid beneficiaries, the NEMT industry has continued to deal with certain challenges and issues. One of those is the issue of handling the core business area of the industry and the coordination between patients and NEMT providers. In the United States, different states leverage different models of coordination. The…

 

In the United States, the non-emergency medical transportation sector remains one of the fastest-growing sectors out of all medical transportation industries. According to reports, in 2017 the medical transportation market was noted at about $22 billion, and by 2026, experts have predicted that it will get to $32 billion worldwide. This shows that the entire…

 

If you are looking towards starting a medical transportation business, one major thing you must have, if you want to dabble in the air ambulance business, is a small plane (air ambulance). Durability is important for medical transport planes. They must be able to withstand stretchers, wheelchairs, and other heavy equipment entering and exiting the…

 

While there are no set standards across the United States, have in mind that how you choose to charge for NEMT services for your private transit company will vary depending on numerous factors, especially who is expected to pay for those services. Depending on the situation, you could be dealing with payments from insurance providers…

 

If you are looking towards starting a NEMT business (non-emergency medical transportation), one piece of equipment you will need very much is a wheelchair. Different patients have varying physical needs, and for this reason, you need to consider which type of wheelchair operation best suits your business. Getting reliable wheelchairs for your NEMT business will…

 

Without automation of routing and dispatch technology procedures, managing a NEMT operation can be challenging. In this line of business, it is quite easy to make business disrupting mistakes that will cost you a lot of money, especially when the company is on a fast track. Daily, NEMT providers have to deal with problems like…

 

It is important to note that the NEMT industry is centered on the Medicaid program, with the traditional model being a Broker-Provider setup. While there are numerous variations of this model, they all still serve the same purpose. Most often, States or large funders (like Managed Care Organizations) will contract with a brokerage. The broker…

 

If you are looking towards starting a NEMT (non-emergency medical transportation) business, then you must be ready to carry out a comprehensive feasibility study so that you can get it right when it comes to choosing the right location for the business. The truth is that when it comes to starting a NEMT business, certain…

 

This will depend on your state requirements and the vehicle you intend to use for your medical transportation services. Have it in mind that every state in the United States has specific qualifications for medical transport businesses and their drivers. Most often, you are expected to have a valid driver’s license and a clean record….

 

The best mission and vision statements allow a medical transportation business to explicitly understand what they want to achieve and how they intend to offer the best services available to their clients. A mission statement is an explanation that focuses on the present, while the vision statement notes where the medical transportation will be in…

 

The advantages offered by non-emergency medical transportation are massive and often life-changing especially for individuals who need transportation assistance. In addition, non-emergency medical transportation is a very vital tool for people who need medical attention outside of emergency medical care. Patients who require essential medical equipment to travel can find solace in the services offered…

 

A policies and procedures operation manual for NEMT is a codified document that explicitly states all the vital policies, procedures, SOPs, best practices, and rules that employees of a NEMT business are expected to follow and adhere to. Note that a non-emergency medical transportation business is most effective and successful when managers and owners understand…

 

If you want to be successful in business, then you should employ all marketing and sales strategies within your disposal to win contracts both from corporate and individual clients. The truth is that if you don’t have regular NEMT (non-emergency medical transportation) contracts, you are going to struggle to grow the business and if you…

 

Certain primary determinants of health – like access to transportation options, public safety, and additional resources like local food markets and healthcare services – tend to affect long-term population and patient health outcomes. Over time, the negative effects gradually impact the most prone communities like the elderly, low-income, or chronically ill. In the United States,…

 

A medical transportation driver is tasked with operating a vehicle that transports passengers to and from medical appointments or helps to move medical cargo across locations. These drivers are most often hired by either hospitals or companies that offer transportation services to healthcare facilities. A medical transportation driver may work in either an emergency or…

 

The services offered by NEMT providers are indeed very crucial as many senior citizens depend on them to meet up with medical appointments. Since a good number of these men and women can’t drive themselves, they rely on NEMT providers to make available convenient rides to take them to and from hospitals, doctor’s appointments, nursing…

 

As a non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) service provider, adequate insurance for all your vehicles remains a very vital part of your business. Ensuring your vehicles can be quite costly and sometimes complicated, but it is very necessary for the success of your business. NEMT businesses, especially those that function on federal contracts, tend to be…

 

The basic requirements for NEMT vehicles in the United States vary from one state to another. In the United States, safe, reliable, and convenient non-emergency medical transportation has become a necessity for almost every community. A growing number of people tend to have transportion needs that can barely be met by family, friends, public transportation,…

 

The requirements to become a NEMT driver in the United States varies from one state to another, especially since each state has specific qualifications for non-emergency medical transport drivers. Non-emergency medical transportation drivers have very challenging but rewarding jobs. Every day, they transport people who can barely move or transport themselves to and from important…

 

According to reports, Logisticare has an average base rate of $7, plus $1.25 per mile for ambulatory riders. They also offer varying rates for volunteers. Logisticare, a fully owned subsidiary of The Providence Service Corporation, remains one of the biggest managers of non-emergency medical transportation (“NEMT”) programs for state government agencies and managed care organizations…

 

According to industry reports, non-emergency medical transportation clocked $21.82 billion in 2017, and it is expected to attain $31.51 billion globally by 2026. If that is in any way a metric used to measure the size of the NEMT market, then it is explicitly clear that it is massive and full of opportunities. According to…

 

A good number of NEMT brokers are beginning to test private taxis and rideshare services as an alternative to make available transportation for Medicaid enrollees. Via this approach, NEMT services are provided by drivers using their personal vehicles, similar to rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft. Note that this can be combined with traditional NEMT…

 

NEMT brokers act as the liaison between patients and NEMT providers. While the part they play in the NEMT cycle might seem little or irrelevant, note that brokers tend to have so much to deal with daily; from handling schedules and understanding the healthcare system to ensuring that patients are eligible for transportation services. Brokers…