BMA Asks CMS to Enhance, Solidify Medicare Advantage Benefits
- Date: 12/08/2021
December 08, 2021 – Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) has penned a letter to CMS detailing a number of Medicare Advantage policy recommendations regarding…
Rule No. 1 when providing patients with a ride service so they can get to their medical appointments: Make sure the patients know about it.
Even after COVID-19 hit, some patients of the Kheir Clinic in Los Angeles still needed to see a doctor in person — and the clinic’s non-emergency medical transportation service proved invaluable. “I didn’t even know that Kheir Clinic had this. They came and picked me up because I don’t have a ride,” says Helen, 60, a Koreatown resident and Kheir Clinic patient of six years with multiple health conditions which make driving impossible. Helen attends Kheir Clinic once a month and finds the clinic van service more convenient, more comfortable, and less confusing than public transit. “Nelson, the driver, is always on time. I have never met such a nice person.”
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