Archive of Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder

Medicaid Expansion and Premium Assistance: The Importance of Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) to Coordinated Care for Chronically Ill Patients

March, 2014

There is, however, variation from state‐to‐state, which reflects states’ differing benefits and covered populations. For instance, most Medicaid NEMT rides in Connecticut (49.3%) and Pennsylvania (56.8%) were behavioral health services for substance abuse. By comparison, rides for dialysis services were the most prevalent in Mississippi (46%) and Hawaii (42%) while rides to behavioral health services […]


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Missed or Delayed Medical Care Appointments by Older Users of Nonemergency Medical Transportation

February, 2014

A study of Delaware Medicaid NEMT found that the reason for treatment was significantly associated with cancelations. In multivariate analyses, trips for a wide variety of treatment reasons were more likely to be canceled compared with dialysis encounters except for obtained alternative transportation cancelations. Doctor’s encounter trip had 2.1 and 2.5 times the odds for […]


Kara E. MacLeod, David R. Ragland, Thomas R. Prohaska, Matthew Lee Smith, Cheryl Irmiter, and William A. Satariano