Posts by Angela Damiano

Common Barriers to Medical Transportation

A lack of reliable transportation is one of the primary reasons patients miss or delay medical treatment. Studies show that in certain markets up to 67% of the population may have their healthcare impacted by lack of access to transportation. Patients without reliable transportation often end up with greater health issues due to delayed clinical…

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Why There Are No ‘RoundTrip Drivers’

One of the questions RoundTrip routinely receives is, “how can I become a RoundTrip driver?” And the answer is that RoundTrip doesn’t hire drivers. We strongly believe it is important that credentialed, experienced healthcare transportation companies transport patients. The First Steps in How Transportation is Ordered Today How Transportation is Ordered with RoundTrip RoundTrip adds…

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Do Medicaid Capitated Rate Structures Impact NEMT Quality

Here at RoundTrip we are obsessed with quality, and we are always looking for ways to incentivize better patient care and quality non-emergency medical transportation. Because Medicaid NEMT payment structures vary by state, we can examine if there are certain models that encourage quality. Medicaid is an important part of NEMT, as it is estimated…

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The NEMT Industry

Under the current system for non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) patients are not routinely receiving timely transportation and transport providers are consistently losing potential business. The Problem For polled suppliers, the medical transportation industry efficiency averages a startling 0.35 Unit Hour Utilization. That means for every ten hour shift a patient transport vehicle is on the road,…

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