Medicaid Non-emergency Transportation Stumbles During 2015 Transition

Health Share collaborated with FamilyCare to cover such services.

Patient transportation and a Native American peer-to-peer health project dominated Health Share’s Community Advisory Council’s October meeting.

The transition from TriMet to Access2Care, which offers rides for non-emergency medical visits, is experiencing some bumps in the road.

Amid Proposed TriMet Cuts, Activists Fight for Transit Equity

The Lund Report
Critics of the cuts say decreased investment in public transit will have a negative impact on health outcomes

February 29, 2012 -- Earlier this month, TriMet announced sweeping cuts that activists say would have a significant impact on health outcomes for people in Portland.

The proposed changes include eliminating the free rail zone in the city center, reduced or altered service on some bus lines, a fare increase – the 11th in 12 years -- and making single tickets one-way instead of offering transfers.

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