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Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Needs of Middle-Aged and Older Adults: A Rural-Urban Comparison in Delaware, USA

Description
A comparison of transportation patterns and costs for middle-aged and older adult Medicaid patients for medical care in rural versus urban Delaware. These patients were eligible for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) services. Discusses transportation barriers to care for rural residents, including cost, availability, and accessibility and suggests solutions for connecting residents to needed services.
Author(s)
Matthew Lee Smith, Thomas R. Prohaska, Kara E. MacLeod, et al.
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(2)
Date
02/2017
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Aging and aging-related services · Medicaid · Outpatient care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Transportation · Delaware