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posted on December 12, 2017 12:12

NEWS RELEASE--FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Date: Dec. 11, 2017

Contact:  Niki Forbing-Orr
Public Information Manager
(208) 334-0668


New Medicaid vendor chosen for non-emergency medical transportation

The State of Idaho has chosen a contractor from among four bidders to handle the non-emergency medical transportation needs of Medicaid patients.

Medical Transportation Management, Inc. (MTM) will take over the program March 6, 2018. The existing contractor, Veyo, exercised an early-out provision in its $70 million, three-year contract, citing expensive, unexpected restrictions on its business model that uses independent drivers. 

“The Department of Health and Welfare will work with the existing broker, MTM and stakeholders to ensure a smooth transition for our Idaho Medicaid participants and providers,” said Matt Wimmer, administrator of Health and Welfare’s Division of Medicaid. Continue reading the full news release...