Health Affairs Publishes MTAC Essay on NEMT

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Health Affairs published a blog post titled, “Cutting Medicaid Non-emergency Medical Transportation Will Harm Community-Level Public Transportation.” The essay and a related report were written by Michael Adelberg, who leads research for...

MTAC Applauds Committee Activity on NEMT Legislation

Washington (January 8, 2020) – The Medical Transportation Access Coalition (MTAC) applauded the House Energy & Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health for holding a legislative hearing on legislation that would codify the Medicaid non-emergency medical...

MTAC Endorses Bipartisan Bill to Add NEMT Benefit to Statute

The Medical Transportation Access Coalition applauded the introduction of the bipartisan Protecting Patients Transportation to Care Act (H.R. 3935) that seeks to add the longstanding Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) benefit to the Medicaid statute....

MTAC Applauds House for Passing Bill to Slow NEMT Rulemaking

The Medical Transportation Access Coalition (MTAC) applauded the House of Representatives for recently passing a package of Fiscal Year 2020 spending bills that includes a prohibition on using any federal funding in FY 20 to publish regulations that would limit...

MTAC Launches First-of-its-Kind Hub of NEMT-Specific Research

As transportation plays an increasing role in addressing barriers to care, MTAC has launched a first-of-its-kind research compendium of NEMT-specific research. The Research Hub includes over 100 research findings on topics ranging from NEMT’s role in reducing hospital...

MTAC Informs HHS on Value of NEMT

In response to a Request for Information issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG), MTAC sent a letter that expresses support for the existing safe harbor that allows providers to address social determinants...