Does Arkansas Medicaid provide transportation?
The Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) Program can give you a ride to and from your doctor appointments or other covered Medicaid services. You do not have to pay anything and there is no limit on the number of trips or miles you can travel. You must be on Medicaid or ARKids First-A (Medicaid Title XIX funded).
What is non medical transportation?
Transportation Services. Nonmedical transportation (NMT) is transportation by private or public vehicle for people who do not have another way to get to their appointment. When requesting transportation, be sure to contact the transportation provider as soon as you can before an appointment.
What is Medicaid transportation?
The Basics. Medicaid transportation is a federally–required State–Plan–approved service managed and administered by the Department of Health to ensure that enrollees have access to approved medical services. Most transportation services are provided by Medicaid–enrolled service providers who are reimbursed by the State …
What is the Arkansas Medicaid non-emergency transportation program?
The Arkansas Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) program provides eligible Medicaid beneficiaries with transportation for medical services. Beneficiaries who are ineligible for this service include: Those in an intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF/IID)
Does ARKids First-B cover non-emergency transportation?
ARKids First-B (CHIP Title XXI funded) does not cover non-emergency transporation. You must try to find another ride first–maybe with friends or family members. You must have no other way to get to your appointment. You cannot use NET if you:
What are the transportation requirements for Arkansas works beneficiaries?
Beneficiaries enrolled in Arkansas Works may be transported to any health care provider within their network plan. The beneficiary must have a valid Medicaid number. There is a limit of eight legs/units per calendar year. The beneficiary may apply for an extension of transportation services when the eight legs/units have been exhausted.
How do I get a ride to the doctor with Medicaid?
NET (Non-Emergency Transportation) The Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) Program can give you a ride to and from your doctor appointments or other covered Medicaid services. You do not have to pay anything and there is no limit on the number of trips or miles you can travel. NET will only take you to and from Medicaid-covered services.