Archive of 1115 Waiver

State-by-State Profiles for Examining the Effects of Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Brokerages on Transportation Coordination

April, 2018

Statewide, in Kentucky, 3 percent of Medicaid recipients rely on non-emergency medical transportation to manage their health, according to the latest analysis from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.


Suzie Edrington and Linda Cherrington, Texas A&M Transportation Institute; Jon Burkhardt, SkyCastle Enterprises, in association with Richard Garrity, RLS Consulting; David Raphael, Community Mobility Solutions, in association with Stephen Borders, Ph.D., Coastal Carolina University, Ross Peterson, GridWorks, Jeremy Dalton, GridWorks; Patricia Weaver Collette, University of Kansas Transportation Research Institute.

Report to Congress on Medicaid and CHIP

March, 2015

Iowa secured a temporary, one-year waiver of NEMT and was required to evaluate the impact of the waiver on access to care (CMS 2014b). In its September 2014 request to continue the exclusion in year two, the state reported that enrollees are using services and therefore access has not been affected without NEMT. Even so, […]


MACPAC (citing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2014d. Section 1115 of the Social Security Act Medicaid demonstration: Iowa Medicaid healthy behaviors program and premium monitoring protocols. July 3, 2014. Baltimore, MD: CMS. Iowa Department of Human Services (Iowa). 2014c. Iowa Health and Wellness Plan proposed non-emergency medical transportation waiver amendment)