How Much Does It Cost to Have Medicaid Transportation?

How Much Does It Cost to Have Medicaid Transportation?

As of 2012, 51 of the 56 U.S. states and territories offer nonemergency medical transportation services through the state or territory's Medicaid program without a copayment, according to The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. In the remaining five states, the cost for transportation ranges between 50 cents and $3.80.

In Indiana, Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation services cost between 50 cents and $2 per trip, claimed The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. In Pennsylvania, the transportation services cost between 65 cents and $3.80, while the cost in Florida is $1 each way of the trip. In Wisconsin, the cost is $1 per trip if taken in a specialized medical vehicle, or $2 per trip if taken in an ambulance. The copayment required for Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation services in Missouri is $2 per trip.