Archive of Special Populations (children, elderly, disabled)

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Needs of Middle-Aged and Older Adults: A Rural-Urban Comparison in Delaware, USA

February, 2017

NEMT for substance use treatment was less common for the rural patients in this study. Substance use problems are not confined to urban areas; however, additional barriers in accessing treatment may exist. The percent of hospitals that offer substance use treatment services is lower in rural areas (11% vs. 27% in urban areas) and there […]


Matthew Lee Smith, Thomas R. Prohaska, Kara E. MacLeod, Marcia G. Ory, Amy R. Eisenstein, David R. Tagland, Cheryl Irmiter, Samuel D. Towne Jr., and William A. Satariano

MACPAC Review of Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Benefit

December, 2016

For both IN (which uses a mix of FFS and managed care) and VT (managed care-like model), the population of users was similar: most are disabled or aged (53 percent in IN; 67 percent in VT); less than 5 percent were children; and behavioral health-related diagnoses were among most common diagnosis codes on claims for […]


Kirstin Blom, MACPAC