Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission
MAS Commits as Founding Member of Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC)
January 28, 2019
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Jan. 28, 2019 - PRLog -- Medical Answering Services (MAS) is proud to announce its commitment as a Founding Member of the Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC), a non-profit healthcare organization designed to enhance and promote the quality of care in America's medical transportation system.
NEMTAC is dedicated to ensuring safe medical transportation though the establishment of American National Standards that enhance the delivery of care. NEMTAC also offers programs that improve customer service, certifies NEMT professionals and promotes operational best practices.
"We are excited to welcome MAS to NEMTAC as a Founding Corporate Sponsor whose support and active participation is invaluable" said NEMTAC Executive Director, Melissa Jankowski.
MAS currently manages Medicaid transportation for New York State Department of Health that includes approximately 5,100,000 Medicaid enrollees, thousands of medical practitioners and over a thousand transportation providers. Confidence in a local homegrown company with local employees and ownership was steadily gained across five distinct regions in Upstate New York earning contracts with nine counties. This local success positioned MAS to win four state contracts covering five regions in six years. The service area includes the Upstate and Downstate regions of New York State along with the five boroughs of New York City.
"MAS has a history rooted as a local solution for local departments of social services that transitioned to a state solution for the State of New York. Our organization has always been about serving the community through its people and technology," says Russ Maxwell, a Founder and President of MAS. "I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with the leadership team at NEMTAC for over 20 years. We share the common goal of serving local communities with the best people and latest technology to help others access health care."
Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) was established as a nonprofit healthcare organization to enhance and promote the quality of care in America's medical transportation system. NEMTAC standards represent industry best practices designed to ensure consistently high-quality customer care, safe vehicle operations and ethical business practices. In addition to accreditation, NEMTAC provides advanced education and training certificate programs to individuals seeking a career in the medical transportation industry. For more information visit www.nemtac.org.
MAS provides non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) management services for over five million Medicaid enrollees in New York State including those in the five boroughs of New York City. These services ensure the most cost effective and medically appropriate transportation to health care services covered under the New York State Medicaid program. MAS contracts with the New York State Department of Health and interfaces with all modes of transportation providers along with both large and small healthcare systems and medical providers of all specialties. MAS is among the largest providers of NEMT management services in the United States. For more information please visit www.medasnwering.com.