For more information contact:
Benjie Alexander, Chief Administrative Officer
January 23, 2013, Atlanta, GA – Verida has been awarded a contract with the Arkansas Department of Human Services to manage Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) services in Regions 7 and 12. The contract begins February 1, 2013, and contains renewal options through June 30, 2017. Verida will be managing Medicaid NEMT services in seven counties, including the Little Rock area, serving approximately 100,000 Medicaid beneficiaries.
Verida will manage the Arkansas NEMT Program using its new NET InSight trip management software including mobile automated trip tracking and verification technology. All NEMT Providers in Verida’ Arkansas NEMT Provider network will utilize computer tablets with Verida proprietary mobile technology to provide real-time tracking and validation of all assigned pick-up and drop-offs.
“We are pleased to have this opportunity to expand into Arkansas and to work with the Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Services.”, said Steve Adams, President of Verida. Verida has opened a call center and central business office in Little Rock to administer the transportation services contract, including the development and oversight of a local transportation provider network.
Verida, Inc. was founded in 2000 as a transportation management company specializing in efficient and innovative delivery of human transportation services. Verida manages a range of transportation programs including Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation, human service center transportation, and managed-care organization transportation services. The company’s management methodologies have demonstrated tremendous success in reducing program costs, improving transportation service quality, and in building comprehensive and reliable transportation provider networks. Verida currently coordinates 3 million non-emergency medical trips annually under contracts in Georgia, Tennessee, and District of Columbia. For more information, visit southeastrans.com.