State won’t overhaul Medicaid transportation program following study

Kate Giammarise | Monday, January 6, 2020, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State officials will not award a statewide brokerage contract and will continue to study how to best administer an assistance program that aids low-income Pennsylvanians who need non-emergency medical transportation, at least in the short-term.

What would have been a potentially sweeping change was halted last year after state legislators, advocates, and local county officials raised concerns and said the issue needed further study before a contract was awarded.

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