How to Start a Non Emergency Medical Transportation Business

A lot of people think that owning a non emergency medical transportation business is not really the type of business where they can gain income.

However, if you will research thoroughly about it, it is one of the most needed businesses in the society and it can really be helpful.

Starting Your Own Non Emergency Medical Transportation Business

So, how will non emergency medical transportation business help you gain income? This will of course happen if you will plan the whole process first before starting. Though it is one of the most unique types of business to operate, the process involved in starting is not as complicated as other types but there are few factors that must be looked into in order to make it a success. The most important equipment that you must have in this type of business is the vehicle that you’ll use. Most companies that own a non emergency medical transportation used a special type of vehicle that has a similar look with the ambulance used in a hospital. It must be spacious and accessible wherein even the wheelchair will fit on it. This way transporting the elderly will never be a problem. If you already own a van you can have it customize to make it an ideal vehicle used for the business.

Another factor that is important in the business is the employees that you are going to hire. As a novice to the business, you can hire two to three individuals, one driver and someone that will take care of the person that needs the medical attention. Special training must be conducted, so that you will know that your clients are in good hands. It will also help them to understand their task to avoid problems when you are already operating. If you acquire these factors gaining income from it will be easy since you will attract more customers.

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Cost vs. Service

When charging for the service that your company offer, it must always depend to what you can do for your customers when providing them transportation. Their satisfaction must always be your concern since they are the reason why you gain profit from a non emergency medical transportation business. Usually the owner of the company gain 25% profit margin but this will increase if the demand is also high.

Non emergency medical transportation business is no doubt the type of business that has the ability to last longer than you could ever think. If the price is right and the service that you will provide is also right then you won’t be facing a lot of problem. Follow the procedures that must be done in order to make your business a successful one.

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257 Comments

  • Maximilian said on September 9, 2010
    Hi my name is Max and I have been trying to start a non emergency transportation business and need to know the requirements in Florida can anyone help?
  • abdi said on September 27, 2010
    hi my name is abdi. i have been thinking how to establish a medical transportation business. i need to know how to start in arizona and the requirements
  • DeAnna Teems said on October 20, 2010
    I would like to know what the requirements are for starting a Medical Transportation business in Atlanta, GA. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  • Hugh Core said on December 1, 2010
    I would to know more info on starting the business. Atlanta, Ga. 30016
  • Nessy said on December 8, 2010
    HI my name is nessy I have thinking of starting a non emergency transportation business I need to know how to get started please help if you have any suggestions Thanks GREATLY Appreciated I'm in Dublin Ga.
  • Deborah said on December 11, 2010
    I'm interested in starting a Non-Emergency Medical transportation business Charlotte, NC and Florence, SC and would appreciate the requirements in getting started. Thank you, Deborah
  • TYG said on December 22, 2010
    hi, my name is TYG and i been trying to start a non-emergency medical transportation business in concord, NC and charlotte, NC can you tell me the step and requirements to get started thank you very much, its greatly appreciated..TYG
  • Dee said on December 27, 2010
    I would like to know the requirements of starting a non emergency transportstion in California
  • Danny Blakemore said on December 29, 2010
    Hi I would like to know the requirements for starting a Non-Medical Transportation Business in Texas... Can you help?
  • Henry said on January 2, 2011
    Hi, My name is Henry. I will like some advise on how to start a non emergency medical transportation business in raleigh NC.
  • Yolanda Owens said on January 7, 2011
    Hello my name is Yolanda.. I was interested in starting a Non Emergency medical transportation business in Las Vegas. Can you tell me the requirements in this city and state and if it may be profitable? Any information is appreciated. I am just gathering all info. I can.
  • Elaine said on January 8, 2011
    Need information on starting and bidding on non-emergency transportation services in Raleigh, NC Thanks
  • molly G said on January 13, 2011
    I am interested in starting a non emergency medical transportation business in Lubbock, TX. What requirements must I meet. I already have a Dodge caravan 2002 just sitting in my drive way.
  • morry said on January 17, 2011
    hi, i am interested in starting a non emergency medical transportation business in las vegas Nv. what is the requirements? let me know please!thanks.
  • ankit arora said on February 12, 2011
    hi i m ankit arora from india. let me know the cost to start the business of non emergency medical transportation business in india state( Haryana) city (yamuna nagar)
  • Nikki said on April 12, 2011
    Hi my name is Nikki I was looking into starting a non emergency transportation services in Ga and Texas any info you can give me will be helpful.
  • Raphael Ebinum said on April 18, 2011
    i wanna start a non-emergency medical transportation business in houston, TX any info you can give me.
  • Mattew said on May 13, 2011
    I want to start a non-emergency medical transportation business in Durham, NC. I need information on starting and registering the business.
  • SHERRY said on May 25, 2011
    Glendale, Arizona 85302. where do you go to get the customers, or is this a business that you just advertise for.
  • Trevor said on May 30, 2011
    Hi my name is Trevor, i live in Pembroke Pines Florida an would like to know all that i would need to start a Non-Emergency Transportation Company. Thanks.
  • samu said on June 7, 2011
    hello my name is samu, I would like to start a non emergency transportation in Greensboro NC please give me all information.Thank YOU.
  • Jenny said on June 9, 2011
    Hi my name is Jenny, i live in Philadelphia PA and I would like to know all info i would need to start a Non-Emergency Transportation Company. if you think you can help me please contact me at 267-632-1117 thanks, Jenny
  • Jan said on June 9, 2011
    Madison, Huntsville Alabama, I am looking to start a non-medical transportation service too- I just do not want to under charge for my services with gas prices so high. Do you have a first hour rate and then discount for every hour after that until you drop off your client?
  • Myr said on June 21, 2011
    hello, i need to know the requirements,starting, register and first step to start a non-emergency transportation company? do i need first to register my company first while i do rest of paperwork and licenses? please advise.
  • dt said on July 9, 2011
    Chicago, Il. Please forward any available information for starting a non medical transportation service in my area. Thank you
  • Tyrone Cathey said on August 3, 2011
    Hello my name is Tyrone Cathey and I live in Atlanta Georgia and want to start my own non-transport business, Need to no how to go about it.
  • nyash said on August 4, 2011
    hello my name is nyash and have been trying to start a medical transportation business in texas. please advice.
  • rmontgo said on August 4, 2011
    Would like to start a non-medical transportation service in Indianapolis, Indiana. Any information you may have would be very useful. thank you.
  • paula said on August 5, 2011
    I'm interested in a non emergency medical transportation business in Michigan. If you have any pertinent info, please contact me at 313-467-3582
  • Courtney said on August 10, 2011
    I was interested in starting my own non-emergency transportation company could any one give me some info call me 832 229 4216
  • lacy e wright said on August 23, 2011
    I want to start my own none emergency transportation business.Could you give me the requirements in Atlanta Ga.404 766 6290
  • Zendra shepherd said on August 23, 2011
    Snellville, GA. Hi I have a question regarding opening up a non-emergency transportation business. What are the first steps I need to take and what is the minimum amount of insurance coverage required. I will only be starting with one van, so I'm not sure who sells this type of insurance coverage.
  • Melvin Thomas said on September 20, 2011
    I'm hoping to start a non-emergency transport business in Arizona. What are the necessary requirements? What's the the cost for various licenses, insurance, and typical transport vans. Also, any information regarding pricing or rates for this area. Guidance on how to apply for medicaid approval.
  • Keith said on October 3, 2011
    I'm hoping to start a non-emergency transport business in North Carolina. What are the necessary requirements and the cost for licenses? Also how would you go about bidding on medicaid contracts?
  • Stan said on October 6, 2011
    Atlanta, GA US. I going to start a Non-Emergency Transportation Service and would like some direction on where I can get the Licensing and Regulations, Business Tax Certificate required, Drivers permit required for Atlanta Georgia.
  • KIM HILL said on October 9, 2011
    interested in starting a non-emergency transportation service, in the north houston tx area, any how to info would be greatly appreciated. licensing, regulations, etc. can you start with a four door car?
  • Derrick said on October 10, 2011
    Monroe/Charlotte, NC US I'm interested in starting a Transportation Service and need info on where I can get the Licensing and Regulations, Business Tax Certificate required, Drivers permit requirements
  • Letha said on October 28, 2011
    Albany,Ga --Seeking any type of information I can gain to operate a non-emergency medical transportation service....from start to finish Thanks, Letha
  • Georgina Clemons said on November 1, 2011
    I AM INTERESTED IN BEGINNING MY BUSINESS IN HUNTSVILLE, AL. CAN YOU GIVE ME INFORMATION?
  • Damian Iwuoha said on November 4, 2011
    Hi My name is Damian I am interested in starting a non emergency medical transportation service in revere side county ca, Can you tell me the first step and the requirements
  • Jennifer said on November 4, 2011
    Looking to start a NEMT businesses in NE Florida. What are Florida's requirements?
  • Jillian said on November 6, 2011
    Alamance County, NC US Hello. I'm needing information on how to start a Senior Transportation Service and a Family Care Home. Thank you.
  • IRINA said on November 9, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA . WHAT KIND LICENSE I NEED TO OPERATE NON EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION IN PA
  • Brandon said on November 23, 2011
    Hello , I am venturing to start a NEMT service in ga. I am wondering if there is a step by step process available?
  • Simon Ohiri said on November 23, 2011
    I live in Chicago, Illinois. I am highly interested in starting NEMT business. I have done a lot of footwork but still have a lot of questions, namely: Which precise office of the State, City or local government does one start from? What is the first thing to do? Buy cars first? Get Licenses and permits second or the other way around? Any forms to fill, and, where does one get the forms? Sarcastically, I owe my life to you should you have the answers to my questions.Thanks so very much.
  • Janice Houston said on November 25, 2011
    Hi,I would like to know what are the requirements for starting a non-emergency medical transportation business in the Lithia Springs, GA. area. Any help will be greatly appreciated thanks kindly.
  • Carrie E. Hailes said on November 26, 2011
    Hi, I would like to know what are the requirements for starting a non-emergency medical transportation business in Charlotte, NC in the Mecklenburg area and surrounding counties? What are the guidelines from start to finish? Thank you so much for your help!
  • Dale Blackmon said on December 7, 2011
    San Bernardino CA. What Lic; do i need to start a non-emergency medical transport business?
  • leo said on January 4, 2012
    I NEED SOME HELP IN HOW TO START, A NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION IN, HOUSTON. WHAT'S THE REQUIREMENTS ,ANY SPECIAL LICENSE, HOW TO SUBMIT CLAIMS ANY INFORMATION WILL BE APPRECIATED THANK YOU. I WAS TALKING ABOUT HOUSTON ,TEXAS
  • Ernestine said on January 26, 2012
    I need some help in how to start a non-medical transportation in Charlotte, NC. What are the requirements, special license, how to submit claims, pricing, etc. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thank you
  • Thomas said on February 8, 2012
    I am in the process of starting a NEMT company in Indiana. Are there any specific requirements for wheelchair vans (besides lift or ramp). Also what is needed for medicare/medicaid reimbursement or what sites could answer these questions? Thanks.
  • Stephanie R said on February 15, 2012
    I would like to get info on starting a non-emergency transportation service in Andulisia, Al and surrounding towns. Thanks
  • dan said on February 16, 2012
    looking to start in Daytona Beach Fl. thank you Dan
  • Inna said on February 19, 2012
    Can you tell me if a physician can be part owner of a medical transportation company? thank you. Inna
  • Maliko said on February 22, 2012
    Hi my name is Maliko Hamadi, i would like to get some clues/advise on how to start an Emergency Medical transportation in Cleveland Ohio. Thanks
  • Victoria said on March 20, 2012
    I've been hard@ non-emergency transportation for the past six-months!! I live in the state of NC. theres so much redtape,the biding,the expensive insurance,& dealing with DSS.The Public Transit gets most of the biding contracts in my area, very hard for new-vendors!! I'm persistent, cause I know theres a need for this service....So Good-Luck to all of you!!
  • Tim Dyess said on March 27, 2012
    Hi ,I am going to start a non emergency van transport service in Panama City Beach Florida. Who do I contact for the licensing and permits ? Thanks
  • Maria said on March 28, 2012
    I am starting NEMT in Texas (san antonio) as well. I have already completed a business plan as well as LLC. However, dont know what to do now. Do i procure vehicles now, start certifications and additional licenses (and where do I go to get the paperwork and requirements-what part of the state dept?). Totally at a blank right now, any info would be greatly appreciated
  • Majid Fallahi said on April 1, 2012
    I'm currently living in CA. I have been thinking about starting a NEMT business. I'm just collecting information about this business. I need to know where I can get stated. I know there are different licenses that I need to get and I don't know which ones. And also I read something about getting clients. It was said that you can't take other companies' clients. How does that work?
  • bijoux said on April 18, 2012
    Hi, i would like to start a non emergency medical transportation, but i don't know where to start, what to do, i'm living in atlanta, ga 30035
  • riya said on April 23, 2012
    My name is Riya, i was planing to start non emergency medical trans in Az, can someone help me with the procedure and requirements.
  • les said on April 23, 2012
    My name is les and I'm interested in starting a non emergency transportation business in Chicago Illinois. I'm also interested in knowing what's the average income for a business of this type. Can someone help me in.
  • AFRAH said on May 7, 2012
    Hello my name is Afrah.. I was interested in starting a Non Emergency medical transportation business in Phoenix AZ. Can you tell me the requirements in this city and state and if it may be profitable? Any information is appreciated. I am just gathering all info.could any one give me some info call me 623-698-8414
  • Frantz Laguerre said on May 10, 2012
    I m Frantz Laguerre, Elizabeth New Jersey....I would like to know please how to start a transportation company...Where should i get the license? where should i get the contract? how to charge a client and how much? and what the rate for an employee?
  • Jerry said on May 14, 2012
    I need info on starting a NEMT service in Ga. Please contact me at jwc888@yahoo.com or 770-820-8644
  • Riley Dority said on May 25, 2012
    Hi I would like to know information on how to start a van transportation business in Charlotte, NC
  • kelmeka lockett said on May 30, 2012
    hi i want to start a medical transport business in albany ga i need some info on how to get started and who do i need to contact thanks. could someone give me some info please e-mail me at kelmekal@yahoo.com thanks
  • Aerial Moton said on June 21, 2012
    Hello I would like to get some information on how to start a medical transportation business. I want to know each and every step. I live in Texas.
  • will said on June 29, 2012
    Miami, fl how to start a non-emergency transportation business, your help will be greatly appreciate it. thanks
  • Collins said on June 29, 2012
    Needing some info on rules, requirements, and regulations for non-emergency medical transport in Arizona.
  • SHAKIRA ALLISON said on July 1, 2012
    I NEED INFO TO START NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION.IN PITTSBURGH PA
  • Lisa said on July 5, 2012
    I need info on starting a non-emergency med trans. in new mexico. Are there state requirements? Primarily info. on medicaid requirements.
  • DEBRA said on July 14, 2012
    HOW DO I START NON- EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION. WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS? IN DUBLIN, GA.
  • lisa said on July 16, 2012
    how do i start non-emergency medical transportation what r the requirements? in CA, and how much will cost me and need some info on rules
  • Ricardo Sosa said on July 17, 2012
    Is there still a market share to start a non-medical emergency transport business in South Jersey covering Cherry Hill, Voorhees, Stratford, Lawnside, Haddon Heights, Haddonfield, Collingswood and Pennsauken?
  • Michaelyn said on July 23, 2012
    Hello my name is Michaelyn Begay. I would like to know all the requirement I would need to start my own non-emergency transportation on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. I would also like to know how I would be able to start it, how much it will cost me and the policy
  • Abendong Edmund Zack said on July 24, 2012
    my name is Edmund i would like to start a non emergency medical transport, I am kindly begging you to help me with the procedures and requirements and how i get a cheap van for the transportation, accept my Regards
  • Shana said on July 27, 2012
    I would like to get more information on starting a successful Non Emergency Transportation business in Georgia,Thank You. p.s. i would like to start up in Georgia
  • Bernard Joplin said on July 29, 2012
    My name is Bernard.I want to know all the requirements to start a non-emergency medical transportation business in Houston, Texas. Please give primary requirements for medicare/medicad payments.
  • lameka said on August 17, 2012
    Houston; Texas trying to get started running into alot of dead ends please help!
  • P K Davis said on August 18, 2012
    I'm interested in starting this business in Harris County, Houston Texas area. I'm needing to what type of class, certification or permit is needed?
  • FAWZI MOUSTAFA said on August 22, 2012
    I NEED INFORMATIONS TO START NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION.IN ROSEVILLE/ MICHIGAN
  • Jose D. Maglalang said on August 29, 2012
    Hi, my name is Joe. I would like to know to start a non emergency transportation business and I need to know the requirement in Santa Clarita Valley , Valencia CA, Thank You.
  • IZZELDIN said on September 8, 2012
    Where to start to open this Non- Emerg/Med-Trans, In Las Vegas, NV
  • MICHAEL BROOKS said on September 17, 2012
    HI, TRYING TO FIND OUT THE REQUIREMENTS TO START A NON MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS IN FT LAUDERDALE FLORIDA. I NEED TO KNOW THE PERMITTING AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS. ANY HELP YOU CAN PROVIDE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU.
  • katande73 said on September 18, 2012
    Hi! I am going to open an non- emergency medical transportation in Stockbridge Ga. What are the requirements?
  • Kyle said on September 24, 2012
    I live in Georgia. Please tell me how I can find out the vehicle requirements for a non-emerg Medical vehicle (stretcher & wheelchair accessible).
  • joy said on September 27, 2012
    Hi my name is joy, I live in South Carolina I'm trying to start a non- emergency medical transportation business, where do I start first. Do I contact Medicaid first so that I can get a contract with Medicaid or what. Please help!
  • Terrance said on October 1, 2012
    I'm interested in starting a NEMT service in Raleigh N.C. Can you give me advice, where do i start first. I'm ok with finding the equipment that will be needed. I just need to know the steps for starting. Thank you!
  • jamilia said on October 2, 2012
    What kind of paper work needs to be filed in order to start a NEMT business in indiana. i am from east chicago indiana and i would like to service the northwest indiana and chicagoland area. what kinds of licenses and or permits if any are needed
  • Theresa said on October 19, 2012
    I'm very much interested in trying to start a non-medical transportation business in Millville nj can you give me some help do i contact medicaid first?
  • deyana said on October 23, 2012
    Hello. I'm Interested in starting non medical transportation for elderly in new bern nc. I'm unclear of were to start permits, licenses etc. Questions concerning medicaid vs private pay. I already have a vehicle ready for this business idea.
  • CHARLES said on October 25, 2012
    Medical Transportation service just need to know Do's and Don't. Thanks
  • James Ceo said on October 29, 2012
    How to start a medical transport businesses in Florence, S.C.
  • Steve Motaung said on November 7, 2012
    Hi my name is Steve I will open my own emergency company, I've got two cars already that can start the business, I'm staying Midrand but I will like to help the community in Tembisa, Dipsloot extra!
  • Robert said on November 18, 2012
    What is the requirement for non emergency patient Pick up and drop off in Philadelphia Pennsylvania
  • Charles said on November 18, 2012
    Hi my name is Charles. I'm interested in starting a non medical transportation service in Raleigh, nc. What would be the steps I need to take in order to get this started, and what would be the minimal start up cost? What would get me the most profit with the less start up? Would I have to obtain any licenses other than a bachelors of science in business management?
  • Alex said on November 20, 2012
    NEED INFORMATION ON LICENSING AND REGULATIONS FOR NEMT IN SEMINOLE COUNTY FLORIDA. PLEASE CALL (407) 900-4635 Alexhomes407@gmail.com
  • amy deen said on November 21, 2012
    Hi my name is Amy am interested in non medical transportation business. i will like to have more info about it please thanks from VA
  • Liz said on November 28, 2012
    Please i need information on how to start non emergency transportation business in houston, texas. Thank you

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