NEMTAC ACCREDITATION

NATIONAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAM

NEMTAC offers the only national accreditation program designed to enhance and promote the quality of care in America’s medical transportation system (non-ambulance). Obtaining accreditation distinguishes an organization and signifies to its customer and stakeholders that they have met the NEMT industry standards of excellence.

 

NEMTAC’s comprehensive accreditation process often exceeds those established by state or local regulators and are designed to increase utilization, serve as a market differentiator and decrease liability.

Your NEMTAC accreditation journey begins by filling out the online application. The entire process is easy to navigate and applications will be available soon.

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REQUIREMENTS & FAQ'S

Before you begin your application, be sure you qualify for NEMTAC accreditation

REQUIREMENTS

  • Service License

Applicable licenses as required by your City and State.

  • Employer ID Number

You must have an Employer ID Number (EIN).

  • National Provider Number (when applicable)

 The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is necessary for Medicare/Medicaid transports.

  • Accreditable Services

You should offer services that NEMTAC accredits such as: non-emergency medical transportation services, paratransit providers, medical ride sharing programs, wheelchair and stretcher van services. If your organization provides services under an emerging model of medical transportation or health care that doesn’t exactly match those listed above, give us a call or send us an email to learn more about how we may be able to help.

FAQ's

Where do I apply for Accreditation?


Easy to do. Simply complete and submit your application through the NEMTAC Purchase Page once available. For any questions about accreditation please contact us at info@nemtac.org.




How long does it take to get NEMTAC Accreditation?


It varies by organization but generally allow 45-90 days to complete the entire accreditation process. In certain circumstances, we can move faster on this process and work with your company to expedite the process. The timeline is contingent on the efficient flow of information between NEMTAC and your organization. A detailed accreditation step-by-step guide is provided to facilitate this process.




What will NEMTAC Accreditation cost an organization?


Costs for accreditation vary depending on the type of services you provide and the number of locations where you provide them. The application fee for all organizations is $75. The accreditation fees per organization begin at $750.




How long is my NEMTAC Accreditation valid for?


NEMTAC accreditation for is valid for a three-year period.




Why should my organization become NEMTAC Accredited?


NEMTAC accreditation reflects industry best practices but is flexible enough to relate to all sizes and types of NEMT organizations. By becoming NEMTAC accredited, your organization demonstrates to it's customers, payors and NEMT community an unparalleled commitment to quality and compliance standards.




What does the NEMTAC Accreditation Process Encompass?


In general, NEMTAC will review the following catagories and respective documentation:

  • Organizational Management
  • Human Resources
  • Compliance & Ethical Business Practices
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Fleet Operations
  • Vehicle Driver
  • Communications





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