Term Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Code BT-4500.6500-500
Definition Programs that provide transportation for medical appointments, trips from and between hospitals, to nursing homes or other special-care centers or for other non-emergency medical needs for individuals who, because of financial problems or their physical condition, are unable to use other means of local transportation. NEMT service providers are able to transport riders who require a wheelchair lift equipped vehicle with appropriate protective restraints or a van that is designed for gurney/stretcher transportation, or has other types of features to meet their safety needs.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 5/3/18
Use References Doctor Appointment Rides
Doctor Appointments Transportation
Medical Appointments Rides
Medical Appointments Transportation
Medical Appointment Transportation
Medical Rides
NEMT
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Assistance
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Programs
See Also References Emergency Medical Transportation (LD-1500)
Incidental Medical Expense Assistance (LH-5100.3300)
Medical Escort Services (LH-6300.5400)
Mercy Transportation (LH-6300.5600)
External Classification Terms Earth Surface Transportation (UW 3.4.01.01)
Transportation (ACH C-01)
Transportation (AIRS TR-850)
Transportation (CAN TR-850)
Transportation Assistance (NPC P05.22)
Transportation Assistance (NTE P52)
Related Concepts Disabilities
Homelessness
Long Term Care
Older Adults
Transportation/Travel
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References "Non-Emergency Medical Transportation: A Vital Lifeline for a Healthy Community", National Conference of State Legislatures, http://www.ncsl.org/research/transportation/non-emergency-medical-transportation-a-vital-lifeline-for-a-healthy-community.aspx

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