Reducing Barriers Webinar Series: Nonemergency Medical Transportation
Date(s) - 08/13/2019
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Alliance of Colorado Community Health Workers, Patient Navigators and Promotores de Salud, in partnership with Patient Navigation Training Collaborative, is further delving into transportation assistance as part of its barrier reduction series.
In this session, we will feature Transportation Policy Specialists from Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to provide an overview of the Health First Colorado Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT) benefit, including:
- Contract and vendor updates
- The future of NEMT in Colorado
There will be time for questions and facilitated discussion. Please note, based on the popularity of the series, the online web portal will allow several hundred people but you must registered to attend. This webinar series is offered free of cost due to funding from the Colorado Health Foundation.
Moderator: Andrea (Andi) Dwyer of the Colorado School of Public Health and Alliance Steering Committee Member
Ryan Dwyer has been at HCPF since 2017. He started working on NEMT in April of 2019. Ryan is a graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Wisconsin Law School. Before starting at HCPF, Ryan worked as an organizer for Hillary for America and field director for Rep. Janet Buckner.
Mallory Cyr has been at HCPF for three years. She began as a contract manager in the Office of Community Living, before changing roles to work on NEMT. Prior to working at HCPF Mallory’s career focused on quality and systems for children and youth with special healthcare needs. She has a BFA in Creative Writing, and her MPH from Boston University.