Entries by Sarah Kuntsal

5 Big Milestones: Veyo’s Year of Firsts

Can you believe it—2016 is almost over, and we’re taking some well-deserved time to reflect on our first full operational year. We’d like to share some our favorite highlights with you, so you can see how we’re truly changing healthcare logistics—one trip at a time…

Veyo + Banner University Medical Center

For the last year, Veyo has been working closely with the Banner University Medical Center (BUMC) to create a new transportation service and process for Banner patients. This new service was created with the aim of improving patient safety, improving the patient experience, removing unnecessary delays caused by transportation challenges, and improving the hospital through-put. For […]

Veyo in Idaho – August Update

Veyo in Idaho On July 1st, Veyo initiated services as the Medicaid transportation broker for Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW). After six weeks, Veyo has completed over 150,000 trips and is now managing 5,000-6,000 trips per day across the state of Idaho. Veyo is currently contracted with over 70 commercial providers throughout the […]

Can a TNC join the NEMT space?

It’s a popular topic today in healthcare: can a TNC (Transportation Network Company) survive in the NEMT industry? To dig into this answer, let’s first take a look at TNCs. What is a TNC? TNCs, or Transportation Network Companies, use online-enabled platforms to connect paying passengers looking for transportation with drivers using their own non-commercial […]

Phoenix Business Journal 2016 Health Care Heroes

We’re proud to share that one of our Independent Driver-Providers (IDPs) in Arizona, Gordon Diebler, was recently nominated in the Phoenix Business Journal’s 2016 Health Care Heroes awards.  He was a finalist in the Community Outreach category, and we couldn’t be prouder! The article says it best: “He’s a hero to the riders he ferries from home […]

What is NEMT?

What is NEMT? Medicaid NEMT or Non-Emergency Medical Transportation is a phrase typically used to describe a transportation benefit for Medicaid or Medicare members that ensures eligible patients can get to and from their medical appointments, the pharmacy, urgent care, or the hospital. Trips are non-emergency in nature, meaning there is no immediate threat to […]

Veyo in Open Minds – July 2016

Veyo Launches Idaho Medicaid Non-emergency Medical Transportation Contract On July 1, 2016, Veyo launched a $70 million, three-year contract as the new Idaho Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) broker. Veyo was selected in March 2016, following a competitive procurement process. The contract has renewal options and could last for a total of eight years. Veyo is […]

Big Growth at Veyo – San Diego Magazine

Big Growth at Veyo It has been a big couple of months for downtown-based Veyo. After rapid growth – now at nearly 250 employees – they moved into new digs in Symphony Towers. Veyo is a non-emergency medical transportation company that has combined the technology of today’s successful ride-share companies with the specific medical needs […]