Having access to medical appointments is vital for health and overall wellbeing, and NEMT ensures that all fragile patients aren’t in need of transport to get to and from doctors’ appointments, urgent care, pharmacy, etc.
A whole host of people – disabled, aging seniors, normally healthy people hampered by surgery, injury, or medication – benefit from NEMT services. State Medicaid programs guarantee access to NEMT for the low-income population with transportation issues. NEMT vehicles come with special equipment so that riders can have safe and comfortable trips.
Unfortunately, like any other transportation industry, NEMT organizations have various problems. The following are the most frequent issues they face.