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NEMTAC® ACCREDITATION

NATIONAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAM

NEMTAC® offers the only national accreditation program designed to enhance and promote the quality of care in America’s medical transportation system. Obtaining accreditation distinguishes an organization and signifies to its customer and stakeholders that they have met the NEMT industry standards of excellence.

NEMTAC’s comprehensive accreditation process often exceeds those established by state or local regulators and are designed to increase utilization, serve as a market differentiator and decrease liability.

​The NEMTAC® accreditation journey begins with reviewing the NEMTAC® Accreditation Standards Self-Assessment Tool. This will help organizations prepare and determine if they are ready to begin the accreditation process. NEMTAC® will be accrediting organizations on a first come, first serve basis. A maximum of five (5) organizations will be accredited per month and the Board of Directors will monitor this number on a regular basis.

​Follow the steps below to begin your accreditation journey!

STEP 1

Download the NEMTAC® Accreditation Standard and Self-Assessment Tool!

Pages 5-7 will be your first stop.

Accreditation may exceed the contractual or regulatory requirements for your location.
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STEP 2

Review accreditation readiness by comparing and preparing your organization to the NEMTAC® standard.

Once your organization has marked YES to all the requirements on the checklist - your organization is ready to move to Step 3.


STEP 3

Submit the "Seeking Accreditation" application and pay the Application fee* to be placed in the assessment queue.

Following successful Accreditation you will select full or monthly payments. 
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*$600 one time fee and your choice of upfront payment or monthly with automatic payments.

REQUIREMENTS & FAQS

Before you begin your accreditation process, be sure you qualify for NEMTAC® accreditation

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR ACCREDITATION

Applicable licenses as required by your City and State.
You must have an Employer ID Number (EIN).
The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is necessary for Medicare/Medicaid transports and is required for NEMTAC accreditation.
You should offer services that NEMTAC accredits such as: non-emergency medical transportation services, paratransit providers, wheelchair and stretcher van services. If your organization provides services under an emerging model of medical transportation or health care that doesn’t exactly match those listed above, give us a call or send us an email to learn more about how we may be able to help.
The fee for accreditation is $3600 which includes the $600 application fee. Organizations can decide whether to pay $83.33 per month or $3000 upfront for a discount.

*Fee change effective May 11, 2023

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How does an organization start the accreditation process?

It is easy to do!

1. Request a copy of the NEMTAC Accreditation Standards Self-Assessment Tool located above. For transportation providers click here. For any other organizations interested in learning about NEMTAC Accreditation Standards click here.

2. Review accreditation readiness by comparing and preparing your organization to NEMTAC standards.

3. Submit the Accreditation Application and pay the appropriate fee. Your organization will be given access to NEMTCredEx and asked to upload the documents requested in the Accreditation Checklist.

4. After your documents are submitted, you can self evaluate for completion, and submit them for review by the assessment team and formal NEMTAC Accreditation.

What will NEMTAC Accreditation cost an organization?

Costs for accreditation vary depending on the size of the organization and the number of operations (locations, business entities or states).

The application fee for all organizations is $600. The accreditation fees are as follows:

$3600 - Pay $600 non-refundable application fee plus$83.33 monthly over the 3 years of accreditation. 

$3000 - Pay $600 non-refundable application fee plus $2400 at time of Accreditation.

Why should my organization become NEMTAC Accredited?

NEMTAC accreditation reflects industry best practices but is flexible enough to relate to all sizes and types of NEMT organizations. By becoming NEMTAC accredited, your organization demonstrates to it's customers, payors and NEMT community an unparalleled commitment to quality and compliance standards.

How long does it take to get NEMTAC Accreditation?

Once and application is submitted to NEMTAC, an organization should allow 90 days to complete the accreditation process. The timeline is contingent on the efficient flow of information between NEMTAC and the organization seeking accreditation. A detailed accreditation step-by-step guide is provided to facilitate this process.

How long is my NEMTAC Accreditation valid for?

NEMTAC accreditation for is valid for a three-year (3) period provided you remain compliant with the submitted credentials and all fees remain current. Failing to maintain monthly payment arrangements will result in early termination of accreditation.

What does the NEMTAC Accreditation Process Encompass?

In general, NEMTAC will review the following catagories and respective documentation:

Organizational Management
Human Resources
Driver Credentialing
Compliance Program / EthicalBusiness Practices
Vehicle Maintenance
Fleet Operations
Communications

JOIN NOW FOR NATIONAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAM

NEMTAC® offers the only national accreditation program designed to enhance and promote the quality of care in America’s medical transportation system. Obtaining accreditation distinguishes an organization and signifies to its customer and stakeholders that they have met the NEMT industry standards of excellence.
APPLY NOW
NEMTAC® is a nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to championing standards and best practices for the provision of the non-emergency medical transportation industry.
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