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:

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.

Request for Proposals

The Department has released the formal Request for Proposals (RFP) for the NEMT Broker in the Denver Metro area which includes Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Larimer, and Weld Counties. Potential bidders must access the RFP using the Colorado Vendor Self Service (VSS) website:, click "Public Access." The deadline for proposal submission is February 8, 2019.

RFP feedback has been obtained through the Transportation Benefits Collaborative process. The Benefits Collaborative process indicated a need for a Request for Information (RFI) which was released on July 2, 2018.  The RFI is available on the Colorado Vendor Self Service (VSS) websiteYou can send an email with questions to