MTM Names Tamara Carlton Director, Social Determinants of Health and Product Development

As health plans and managed care organizations nationwide strive to create scalable solutions for addressing Social Determinants of Health, MTM is pleased to announce the naming of our first leader dedicated to this effort: Director, Social Determinants of Health and Product Development Tamara Carlton. Find out how Tamara, a four-year MTM veteran, is helping our clients discover new ways to remove community health disparities and ensure equal access to healthcare among their memberships.

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MTM and MTAC Celebrate the Inclusion of NEMT Legislation in the Consolidated Appropriations Act

For the past several years, MTM has worked with the Medical Transportation Access Coalition (MTAC), our fellow NEMT brokers, and legislators to introduce legislation that strengthens access to NEMT services for Medicaid members. Now, we’re excited to join MTAC in celebrating the enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, which includes language that will codify the Medicaid NEMT benefit into law. Learn more about this exciting step forward!

In the News: Lawmakers Look to Protect NEMT Benefit

With Medicaid reform an ongoing topic of concern in legislature, an important bill aims to protect NEMT for Medicaid members. The bipartisan legislation would incorporate the transportation benefit into existing Medicaid statutes, and would also protect NEMT integrity by requiring prior authorization and/or utilization management of services. Find out why it’s so important to protect the NEMT benefit!