May 19, 2014

Profile: TCAT and Gadabout

NEW YORK STATE - TCAT, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation that provides public transportation services for Cornell University, the City of Ithaca, and Tompkins County, NY. The following video describes the different services available to wheelchair users with TCAT. They include wheelchair accessible fixed-route buses and the complimentary door-to-door ADA Paratransit service. It also explains the difference between the ADA Paratransit service and the local non-profit service for older and disabled residents of Tompkins County, known as Gadabout.

May 18, 2014

Addressing the Growing Need for Seniors Transport in D.C./Virginia/Maryland Region

VIRGINIA - At present, 20% of Americans 65 and older do not drive. That percentage is about to grow much larger as more and more "baby-boomers" begin to retire. The following video produced by Mobility Lab shows what is being done by community organizations, private companies, and public transportation agencies in the D.C./Virginia/Maryland region to address the current and future needs of seniors for better access to transportation. Representatives featured include those from the Jewish Council for Aging and Medical Transportation Management, Inc. For more information read: Transportation Solutions for Aging in Auto-Centric America.

May 11, 2014

NEWS: Ohio Ambulette Company Improperly Bills State Medicaid for Over $1 Million

OHIO - An Ohio State Auditor’s Report released late last year has concluded that Greathouse Medical Transport improperly billed Ohio Medicaid for a total of $1,013,028.24. The investigation also found that 11 of the company's drivers were not qualified to transport patients. For more information see: State Auditor Says Medical Transport Company Owes State $1 million for Improper Medicaid Reimbursements


Courtesy of WEWS-TV