Have you ever shown up to pick up your passenger, only to discover they needed to go to the emergency room? For many drivers, this is one of the worst pickups to have. But for some drivers, it’s a very lucrative driving option. Here, senior RSG contributor Paula Gibbins shares more about non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) and how it works for drivers.
There’s a new market for rideshare drivers: health and medical transit. These companies provide rides to and from hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities to patients to make sure patients arrive safely and reliably to their appointments.
These companies do business as Non-Emergency Medical Transportation or NEMT. Let’s look at what NEMTs are, which companies are providing such transportation and how Uber is trying to do the same.
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