Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus
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Please Note: The following information is about non-emergency medical
transportation. If you have a medical emergency you should call 911.
Non-emergency medical transportation is a public transportation and
shared ride service. Rides can include public transportation (such as a
city bus), rides in specialized medical vehicles, or rides in other
types of vehicles depending on your medical and transportation needs. If
public transportation is not available, you will not be required to take
Medical Transportation Management, Inc. (MTM, Inc.), Wisconsinís
Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus transportation manager. MTM, Inc. schedules
and pays for rides to Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus covered health care
You may be able to get paid for meals and overnight stays
Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus have rules for when members
can get payment for meals and overnight stays when you travel by
non-emergency medical transportation to Wisconsin Medicaid and
BadgerCare Plus covered services.
Members who are able to get rides through the stateís transportation
manager, MTM, Inc. may be paid for meals and overnight stays.
You may be paid for:
- One meal if you are traveling at least 100 miles one-way to your
appointment and you are away for at least four hours.
- Two meals if you are traveling at least 100 miles one way to
your appointment and you are away for at least eight hours.
- Two meals and get one overnight stay if you are traveling at
least 200 miles one-way to your appointment and you are away for at
least eight hours.
If you are going to an appointment and need to be away from home for
more than one night, contact MTM, Inc. at 1-866-907-1493 (voice) or
1-800-855-2880 (TTY) and ask about what meals you can get paid for and
overnight stays you can get.
An approved medically required escort may get paid for the same meals
and get the same overnight-stays that you are allowed.
MTM, Inc. will pay you for the amount you spent on your meal or up to
$10 per meal, whichever is less. If you are unable to pay for your meals
at the time of your appointment, let MTM, Inc. know when you schedule
MTM, Inc. will not pay for any alcohol or recreational activities.
If you can get an overnight stay, MTM, Inc. will arrange and pay for
the overnight stay for you.
For more information
Information provided is general. For more information about
Scheduling Rides, Meals and Lodging, Complaints, New Rules, Denied
Transportation or Fair Hearings:
August 16, 2013