Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

      NEMT Provider L Letters:

 L 20-41 Notice to Provide Form 1099-MISC to Beneficiaries Who Transport Themselves and Individuals with a Vested Interest Who Transport Beneficiaries (Issued July 28, 2020). 

 

Historical NEMT Rate Schedules:

      



NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION RATE SCHEDULE

(Effective January 1, 2020)

MEALS AND LODGING

MAXIMUM

Meals

Breakfast: The vehicle must depart before 6:00 AM and must return after 8:30 AM.

Lunch: The vehicle must depart before11:30 AM and must return after 2:00 PM.

Dinner: The vehicle must depart before 5:30 PM and must return after 8:00 PM.

Lodging

 

$8.50 (includes tax)*
 

$8.50 (includes tax)*
 

$19 (includes tax)*


$75*

HOSPITAL FACILITY MEAL & LODGING REIMBURSEMENT

MAXIMUM

Meals, per diem

$19

Lodging

$75

FEES & TOLLS

MAXIMUM

  Actual charge*

MILEAGE

MAXIMUM

Fixed route public transportation (one-way or round-trip)

Ticket charge

Beneficiary providing their own transportation, or an individual with a vested interest (e.g., family or friend)

$.575/mile

Volunteer driver or foster care parent

$.575/mile

Commercial, nonprofit, medical facilities, demand response (Dial A Ride) public or paratransit transportation, or local health departments

$.575/mile

Wheelchair lift or Medi-Van vehicle owned by a commercial, public or paratransit, or nonprofit agency $35/round-trip and $.575/mile

SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION ALLOWANCE

MAXIMUM

Attendant

$15

NOTE: Meals and lodging expenses allowed for the client, transportation provider and one medically necessary attendant (or individual with a vested interest) must be prior authorized by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Program Review Division (PRD) for stays longer than 14 nights. Rates do not apply for transplant recovery.

NOTE: Medicaid reimburses providers and Medicaid beneficiaries providing their own transportation at the maximum rates(s) listed on this database or the provider's usual and customary charge to the general public, whichever is less.

* When supported by original, itemized (for meals and lodging only), unaltered receipts.