Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) Gains Coveted Designation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Founded in 1918, ANSI is a private, non-profit organization that coordinates, facilitates, and promotes the development of voluntary consensus standards that are relied upon by industry, government agencies, and consumers across the United States and around the world. ANSI accredited organizations – and the experts that populate them – work cooperatively to enhance service delivery and improve the competitiveness of businesses operating in the global marketplace.
"With active participation from subject-matter-
Approval to become a standards developer was granted based upon standards development procedures that meet or exceed ANSI's due process requirements and that NEMTAC will ensure adequate resources are dedicated to NEMT standards development.
"NEMTAC is proud to join the ranks of ANSI Standards Developers,"
About NEMTAC – The Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) was established as a nonprofit 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.
About the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Industry – The NEMT industry provides a critical non-ambulance transportation link between patients and their medical care needs, including appointments with physicians and other services, such as dialysis, diagnostic tests or wound care. 17,000+ companies in the NEMT industry provide millions of transports annually for patients, typically for pre-scheduled services. However, it's estimated that missed care appointments due to a lack of transportation cost the U.S. healthcare system billions of dollars per year. The medical transportation industry is rapidly expanding to meet this need.
Page Updated Last on: Jul 17, 2018