Can NEMT Companies Rescue the EMS System?

Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers and local hospital systems nationwide are under tremendous stress due to severe staffing shortages and the ongoing pandemic. These challenges are the final moment of truth for an industry that has struggled with recruitment and retention of qualified first responders for decades. In Massachusetts, the staffing shortages have crippled EMS […]

TTA and NEMTAC are Addressing Fraud, Waste and Abuse

By Michael Shabkie, NEMTAC Founder The Transportation Alliance (TTA) and Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) are uniquely positioned to address the many challenges that face the NEMT industry.  Designated by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an Accredited Standard Developer (ASD), NEMTAC is the consensus-driven, accrediting body that brings non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) […]

NEMT Market Disruption Spells Opportunity for Hospitals and EMS Agencies

Written by Christa Lassen-Vogel, Sr. Manager of Marketing Communications, ZOLL Data Systems | Jul 29, 2021 5:15:00 PM  (6 min read) Non-emergency medical transport (NEMT) is a growing, multi-billion-dollar industry. According to Frost & Sullivan, the total addressable NEMT market in the U.S. will surpass $12B by 2023, expanding at an estimated annual rate of 6.2%¹ This […]

Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a detailed fact sheet detailing the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) model. It provides significant details on the scope of the project and key benchmarks – Michael Shabkie  Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (Innovation Center) Emergency Triage, […]