Reimbursement for health-related rideshare through Medicaid
Bill Primary sponsors
Filed: 1/9/2023 1:51:23 PM
To authorize the Arkansas Medicaid program to reimburse for nonemergency transportation to healthcare facilities
What it does
This bill defines the types of healthcare facilities that Arkansas Medicaid recipients using a rideshare (think Uber, Lyft) service can seek reimbursement to and from. The definition includes hospitals, healthcare systems, clinics, office of healthcare professionals, and long-term care facilities. It speficies the transportation must be from the recipient’s home to the facility, and it caps reimbursement for non-emergency rideshare transportation at $150 per year for the Medicaid beneficiary at the federal mileage reimbursement rate.
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