NEMTAC ACCREDITATION

REQUIREMENTS & FAQ'S

Before you begin your accreditation process, be sure you qualify for 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. 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.

The NEMTAC accreditation journey begins with reviewing the NEMTAC Accreditation Standards Self-Assessment Tool. This will help organizations prepare and determine if they are ready to begin the accreditation process. NEMTAC will be accrediting organizations on a first come, first serve basis. A maximum of five (5) organizations will be accredited per month and  the Board of Directors will monitor this number on a regular basis.

Follow the steps below to begin your accreditation journey!

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR ACCREDITATION

  • Business License

Applicable licenses as required by your City and State.

  • Employer ID Number

You must have an Employer ID Number (EIN).

  • National Provider Number

 The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is necessary for Medicare/Medicaid transports and is required for NEMTAC accreditation.

  • NEMT Services Eligible for NEMTAC Accreditation

You should offer services that NEMTAC accredits such as: non-emergency medical transportation services, paratransit providers, 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.

STEP 1

Send me the NEMTAC Accreditation Standards Self- Assessment Tool!

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STEP 2

Review accreditation readiness by comparing and preparing your organization to NEMTAC standards.

Once your organization has marked YES to all the requirements on the checklist - your organization is ready to move to Step 3.

STEP 3

Submit the completed Accreditation Checklist (located in the NEMTAC Accreditation Self-Assessment Tool) to be placed in the accreditation queue.