Accessibility

Veolia wins first state-wide Medicaid contract

Posted on March 24, 2014

Veolia’s Ryan Larsen, president for its IntelliRide Division, announced it was awarded the company’s first state-wide Medicaid brokerage contract in Nebraska.

The contract is for a three-year term and includes a possible two-year extension. The contract is scheduled to take effect on May 1, 2014. Under the terms, Veolia will be the contract agent for state’s estimated 1,300 Medicaid providers and 125,000 Medicaid members, setting standards, and overseeing and verifying program compliance.

Veolia will also oversee customer service, the call center and all dispatch services. There are currently 500,000 projected trips annually.

“This is a great opportunity for Veolia,” said Larsen. “We are introducing new technology and processes in partnership with Ecolane, which will enable us to take service to a level that has not yet been achieved in a Medicaid brokerage contract. This will greatly improve the experience for customers and at the same time, allow us to utilize resources efficiently.”

Veolia will utilize Ecolane’s state-of-the-art technology for improved efficiency in the contract. Ecolane’s Demand Response Transportation software will be used for seamless reservation scheduling and dispatching.

Android-based mobile data terminals will enable dispatchers and drivers to work together to deliver more service with added efficiency and safety compliance. The technology also provides a self-service Web interface allowing customers to book on line. Customers may also elect to receive text messages informing them of their vehicle arrival time.

Veolia scored nearly double the incumbent’s score earning a nearly perfect score in the award process. The company’s management of Medicaid focuses on great customer service, adherence to compliance of CMS requirements and a commitment to providing service to eligible recipients, according to the company.

Additionally, Veolia entered into an agreement with Metro Transit in Omaha to repurpose space in the transit facility with a focus toward continued transit coordination in the future reinforcing Veolia IntelliRide’s Smart Mobility Management approach.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Wisconsin set to vote on transportation network company bill

The bill would create a new license for TNCs, including companies like Uber and Lyft, making it mandatory to pay a $5,000 fee, conduct background checks on drivers and maintain at least $1 million in liability insurance in order to operate in Wisconsin.

Champion Bus, Dallas Smith sign exclusive licensing agreement

Agreement covers use of Dallas Smith's existing and future commercial bus technologies as optional features on the Champion Bus LF Transport™ low-floor model. Dallas Smith’s existing patented technologies include the Equalizer Ramp® and the IntelliSYNC® electronically-controlled “smart” suspension system, with low-speed OverRise™ function.

Pa. transit agency to purchase 12 paratransit vehicles

The Westmoreland County Transit Authority's $600,000 state grant will be used to buy the seven-seat minibuses that can hold up to two wheelchairs. The vehicles will be given to private transportation companies that serve as contractors for the paratransit system.

Report finds N.Y. MTA paratransit taxi program scammed

The agency agreed to implement stronger anti-fraud controls recommended by the inspector general’s office. The report doesn’t identify who carried out the fraud or quantify the cost to the MTA.

UTA outfitting 2 paratransit buses with hybrid-drive systems

The energy will be used to help power the vehicles and run the climate control systems, lights, ramps and wheelchair lift while the buses are stopped, eliminating the need for idling.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)



More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The resource for managers of class 1-7 truck Fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close