Non-Emergency Medical Transport
Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) provides assistance for people to get to and from one medical facility or another, provides safe long-distance transportation, and can also help people who need to get to and from medical appointments but have no other way to do so. n important benefit for people who need assistance getting to and from medical appointments.
This type of insurance coverage is necessary to protect commercial service vehicles transporting these types of patients. NEMT vehicles typically are passenger vans or SUVs, and are not equipped with lights or sirens - an important differentiating factor from other types of medical transports.
They typically provide assistance and are utilized by:
- Institutional Healthcare Providers (Rehab centers, Assisted living facilities, surgical centers, etc.)
- Social Services (Mental health facilities, adult daycare, adoption placements facilities, outpatient services, etc.)
- Allied Healthcare (Home healthcare agencies, medical labs, medi-spas, medical staffing agencies, etc.)