Non-Emergency Medical Transportation: A Vital Lifeline for a Healthy Community

Author: Amelia Myers

Publisher: National Conference of State Legislatures

This article provides an overview of the different ways states are dealing with increasing numbers of individuals, who because of age, income or persistent chronic conditions are in need of transportation to medical services. The brief provides guidance for consideration by state lawmakers people who need transportation to medical services because of age, chronic conditions or income. It is intended to provide guidance for state lawmakers to consider regarding transportation’s role in achieving positive health outcomes.

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