Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission is Excited to Announce its First Annual Conference

NEMTAC is proud to announce its first annual conference, to be held September 8th – 10th, 2019, in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Talking Stick Resort & Casino. NEMTAC is a nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to championing standards and best practices for the provision of non-emergency medical transportation.

This is the first national conference solely dedicated to the Non Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) industry. The NEMTAC conference brings together leading NEMT professionals, company owners and operators along with healthcare professionals, executives, payers, NEMT vendors, and educators.

NEMTAC’s conference track information will be on the NEMTAC website shortly. The Board of Directors is grateful for the friends and sponsors who have been instrumental in the success of its inaugural year, including its Founding Corporate Sponsors, WellRyde, Medical Answering Services (MAS), TripSpark Technologies and Kinetik NEMT Billing.

“Conference attendees will have access to high quality keynotes, luncheons and events with full conference attendance. We encourage you to apply to present and participate in this exciting conference,” said Michael Shabkie, NEMTAC Founder. More information on the conference will be provided as it is available, please stay tuned for further announcements and for updates on our website.

Call for Presentations

Do you have experience and expertise that could benefit your NEMT colleagues? Why not share them and get recognition as a founding presenter at the First Annual NEMTAC conference? Please email to discuss speaking opportunities.


Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) was established as a nonprofit healthcare organization to enhance and promote the quality of care in America’s medical transportation system. NEMTAC standards represent industry best practices designed to ensure consistently high-quality customer care, safe vehicle operations and ethical business practices. In addition to accreditation, NEMTAC provides advanced education and training certificate programs to individuals seeking a career in the medical transportation industry. For more information visit

Author: Michael Shabkie

As an experienced, entrepreneurial healthcare executive, Michael’s passion for improving access to care led to the founding of Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) in 2018. NEMTAC is a nonprofit healthcare organization serving as the ANSI Accredited Standard Developer for the NEMT industry. As a neutral, consensus-driven organization, NEMTAC’s critical mission includes developing the first set of national standards for the NEMT industry, accrediting exceptional medical transportation companies, and certifying the NEMT professional through the Certified Transport Specialist (CTS) training program. His 25+ years of advocacy for improving the delivery of medical transportation services is the foundation for developing SDOH healthcare delivery models between Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) providers, EMS providers, healthcare systems, and the communities they serve. Please visit to learn more.