Other Resources

  • Connecting Transportation and Health: A Guide to Communication and Collaboration, (PDF)
    AASHTO Committee on Environment and Sustainability, 2019
    This guidebook provides an accessible, practitioner-ready communications guidebook and set of tools and resources that help transportation professionals achieve successful policy, planning, and project outcomes through effective collaboration with health stakeholders.
  • Dialysis Transportation: Intersection of Transportation and Healthcare, (PDF)
    Transportation Research Board, 2019
    The report responds to major concerns of public transportation agencies about the rising demand and costs to provide kidney dialysis trips and about experiences showing these trips require service more specialized than public transportation is designed to provide. It also documents the complicated relationship of two different industries-public transportation and healthcare, each with its own perspective and requirements-to highlight problems, identify strategies addressing concerns, and suggest options that may be more appropriate for dialysis transportation.
  • Medicaid Coverage of Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, (PDF)
    Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), 2019
    This issue brief describes the NEMT benefit, including who uses it, delivery models, financing, and spending. We also review issues related to program integrity and waivers of NEMT, among other issues
  • Opportunities to Improve Community Mobility through Community Health Needs Assessments, (PDF)
    National Center for Mobility Management, 2018
    This report explains Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs), what steps certain communities, guided by their CHNAs, have taken to address mobility challenges, and what, if any, impact such strategies have had. The report also identifies opportunities and strategies for mobility professionals to play a greater role in the CHNA process and engage local healthcare entities in community mobility issues. It also provides selected community examples of hospitals that have chosen to address community mobility or transportation challenges.
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation: Findings from a Return on Investment Study, (PDF)
    Medical Transportation Access Coalition (MTAC), 2018
    This study used Medicaid claims data and a survey of nearly 1,000 Medicaid beneficiaries to determine their usage and the benefits realized for three relatively common and expensive diseases for which Medicaid beneficiaries were transported to and from medical appointments – kidney dialysis for patients suffering end-stage renal disease, diabetic wound care and treatment for substance abuse disorders.
  • Handbook for Examining the Effects of NEMT Brokerages on Transportation Coordination, (PDF)
    Transportation Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), 2018
    This report provides background information about NEMT and describes the different models available to states for providing NEMT for Medicaid beneficiaries. The handbook also discusses why human services transportation and public transportation providers encourage coordination of NEMT with other transportation services. The report is accompanied by a companion document (PDF) that explores the state-by-state profiles for examining the effects of NEMT brokerages on transportation coordination.
  • Transportation and the Role of Hospitals, (PDF)
    American Hospital Association, 2017
    This research paper provides a helpful introduction and overview of the interaction between hospitals and transportation, as well as includes 5 case studies of hospitals who have worked on transportation-related programs.
  • Medicaid’s Medical Transportation Assurance: Origins, Evolution, Current Trends, and Implications for Health Reform, (PDF)
    George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, and Community Transportation Association of America, 2009
    Reviews the origins and evolution of the assurance and presents the results of a survey of state Medicaid programs, with a focus on Medicaid’s unique capacity to not only finance medically necessary health care but also the services and supports that enable access to health care by low-income persons, such as non-emergency medical transportation.

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The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.