Medicaid Transportation for Health Care Consumers Late or Unreliable in NJ, MHANJ Survey Finds (Link to Study Results Included)

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An alarming 57% of respondents said transportation has been late or unreliable in last 6 months; 53% missed important doctor’s appointments due to late or failed transportation In a survey conducted by the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ), an alarming number of respondents (57%) indicated that their Medicaid transportation to mental health treatment and care has been unreliable or late in the past six months; while 53% indicated that the failed transportation service caused them to miss important doctor’s appointments. MHANJ conducted the survey in response to complaints and concerns about the inconsistency in quality and reliability of LogistiCare, the company contracted in New Jersey to provide transportation to individuals living with mental health conditions who have Medicaid.

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