Nonemergency Medical Transportation Advisory Council
Function: To assist the Commissioner of Human Services in developing a single administrative structure for providing nonemergency medical transportation services
Active dates:2011 - 2012
"In 2011, legislation was enacted directing the Department of Human Services (DHS) to develop a proposal to create a single administrative structure for providing non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) to fee-for-service Medical Assistance (MA) recipients. In developing its report and recommendations, DHS was directed to consolidate access and special transportation services into one administrative structure.
The 2011 legislation required the department to establish a Nonemergency Medical Transportation Advisory Council to assist in developing a single administrative structure for providing NEMT services. [...] The Advisory Council met six times from September to December of 2011." - from the "Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Report"
The council included:
(1) one representative each from the Departments of Human Services and Transportation;
(2) one representative each from the following organizations: the Minnesota State Council on Disability, the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, ARC of Minnesota, the Association of Minnesota Counties, the Metropolitan Inter-County Association, the R-80 Medical Transportation Coalition, the Minnesota Paratransit Association, legal aid, the Minnesota Ambulance Association, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Medical Transportation Management, and other transportation providers; and
(3) four members from the house of representatives, two from the majority party and two from the minority party, appointed by the speaker, and four members from the senate, two from the majority party and two from the minority party, appointed by the Subcommittee on Committees of the Committee on Rules and Administration.
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