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) […]

Lack of Technology and Digitization is a Barrier to NEMT Providers Growth

As we welcome the new year and new opportunities, NEMT providers are slowly beginning to embrace technology that will allow their organizations to grow. Propelled in part by the pandemic , technology, and digitalization are having a huge impact on how services are being delivered. With all the advancements we are seeing emerge in healthcare […]

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 […]

NEMTAC is the ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer (ASD) for the NEMT Industry

Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission ( is proud to be ANSI Accredited. In 2018, the American National Standards Institute granted NEMTAC accreditation as an Accredited Standard Developer (ASD) for the entire NEMT industry. This designation demonstrates that NEMTAC’s procedures for voluntary consensus standards development adhere to ANSI’s requirements and oversight. Why is ANSI Accreditation of […]

Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission Officially Launches the Certified Transport Specialist (CTS) Program

Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) proudly announced at its’ inaugural conference the formal launch of the Certified Transport Specialist (CTS) course. The CTS certification course is NEMTAC’s first nationally accredited program dedicated to the non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) professional. This innovative online certification course covers a broad range of topics including customer service, […]

Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) Announces ScheduleViewer, LLC as its Newest Corporate Sponsor

Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) is proud to collaborate with innovative companies across the NEMT industry as it works to develop the nations’ first set on national standards, accreditation programs and online certification courses. Today, we welcome Schedule Viewer, LLC as a Founding Corporate Sponsor. NEMTAC is dedicated to ensuring safe medical transportation […]

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 […]

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, […]

Closing the gap on healthcare quality: Ratings for medical transportation providers, not just health systems

Written by: Brandan McNiff, Director of Transportation, RoundTrip When healthcare systems coordinate transportation for their patients, often they rely on the NEMT (non emergency medical transportation) network to provide that service. Yet most healthcare systems take for granted knowing if the transportation provider has been certified, is qualified and maintains a compliance standard that meets […]