Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT)

What is Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT)?

Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT) is transportation to and from covered non-emergency medical appointments or services. NEMT is only available when a Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) member has no other means of transportation. NEMT services are coordinated by a State Designated Entity (SDE). Colorado has three types of SDEs:

New Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT) Broker Beginning September 1!

As of September 1, 2019, IntelliRide will be the new broker for Health First Colorado’s NEMT benefit. To schedule new trips, or confirm existing trips for after 9/1/2019, call IntelliRide at 1-855-489-4999 or schedule online at

Transportation Benefits Collaborative

The Department is currently reviewing NEMT and EMT regulations through the Benefits Collaborative process. See the Benefits Collaborative Meetings page to find meeting information.