Non-emergency medical transportation of Medicaid managed care plan enrollees who are New York City residents that went into effect January 1, 2013
On January 1, 2013 non-emergency medical transportation for Medicaid managed care plan enrollees who are New York City residents was removed from the scope of benefits of the commercial managed care plans named below.
Each plan has a unique 2 letter/digit identifier, which is given when eligibility is checked via ePaces. That identifier is shown as a code in the list below.
Affinity Health Plan (code 82)
Amida Care (code OD)
Emblem Health, formerly Health Insurance Plan [HIP] of Greater New York (code 99)
Healthfirst PHSP (code SF)
Health Plus, an Amerigroup Company (code KP)
Metro Plus, Metropolitan Health Plus (code 92)
Metro Plus (code OM)
Neighborhood Health Providers (code NP)
NYS Catholic Health Plan, a/k/a Fidelis (code SP)
United Healthcare Community Plan, formerly AmeriChoice NY (code MO)
VNSNY Choice Select (code VS)
Wellcare of New York (code WC)
This change did not affect Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care Plan (MLTC) enrollees. Transportation of MLTC plan members remains the responsibility of the enrollee’s MLTC plan.