Supporters Of Medicaid Transportation Coverage Seek Congress’ Help

By Emily Martin / November 22, 2019 at 12:51 PM
Advocates for non-emergency transportation benefits in Medicaid are pressing Congress to protect those benefits after CMS signaled this week that it is still considering whether the benefits should remain mandatory for states. In the regulatory agenda for fall 2019 that the administration published Wednesday (Nov. 20), CMS indicates that it will soon release a request for information on the necessity of a longstanding regulation that requires state Medicaid programs to assure transportation for beneficiaries to travel to non-emergency medical appointments...

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