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!
REQUIREMENTS & FAQ'S
Before you begin your accreditation process, be sure you qualify for NEMTAC accreditation
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR ACCREDITATION
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.
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.
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.
How does an organization start the accreditation process?
Easy to do!
How long does it take to get NEMTAC Accreditation?
Once and application is submitted to NEMTAC, an organization should allow 90 days to complete the accreditation process. The timeline is contingent on the efficient flow of information between NEMTAC and the organization seeking accreditation. A detailed accreditation step-by-step guide is provided to facilitate this process.
What will NEMTAC Accreditation cost an organization?
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?
What does the NEMTAC Accreditation Process Encompass?
In general, NEMTAC will review the following catagories and respective documentation:
- Organizational Management
- Human Resources
- Driver Credentialing
- Compliance Program / Ethical Business Practices
- Vehicle Maintenance
- Fleet Operations