Transportation Expense Assistance

Programs that provide immediate cash, bus tokens, loans, loan/insurance payment support or other forms of financial assistance for people who otherwise have no means of transportation. Transportation expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements. (AIRS BT-8300)

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RI

Statewide

875 Centerville Rd
Unit 11
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 855-330-9131
Address:
875 Centerville Rd
Unit 11
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 855-330-9131
Eligibility: Medicaid recipients Non Medicaid recipients who qualify for the Elderly Transportation Program Participants in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program/RI Works can receive monthly bus passes for employment
Services Provided: MTM is the state of Rhode Island’s non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) manager. We arrange rides for eligible Rhode Island residents as follows:

Qualified individuals can receive rides to non-emergency Medicaid-covered appointments.
Non-Medicaid enrollees who qualify for the Elderly Transportation Program (ETP) can receive rides to medical services.
Participants in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program/RI Works can receive monthly bus passes to pursue employment opportunities.
Provider Profiles: Call us at 1-855-330-9131 (TTY: 711). You must call at least 48 hours before your appointment, unless your trip is urgent. We schedule routine trips Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can schedule urgent trips 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/25/2020

Providence, RI

Organization Name: Rhode Island Public Transit Authority
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Address:
705 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-461-9760
Eligibility: Eligibility requirements in place for reduced bus fare program. See website. RIde is a paratransit service provided under ADA and is available for an individual whose disability either prevents independent use of the fixed route system or prevents travel to or from bus stops.
Services Provided: Reduced Fare Bus Pass
[https://www.ripta.com/seniors]
ADA Paratransit program
[https://www.ripta.com/reducedfareprogram]
Provider Profiles: The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is a quasi-public, independent authority. Established in 1966, RIPTA is authorized to operate public transit services throughout the State of Rhode Island.

Reservations are required for all paratransit services. Reservation procedures are described under Scheduling Trips.

Under federal regulations, ADA Paratransit Service must operate within a 3/4-mile corridor on either side of a fixed route. ADA service operates during the same hours that the fixed route bus runs. All ADA trips must start and end in the corridor.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/8/2019

Nationwide

1515 East 71st Street, Suite 312
Tulsa, OK 74136
Address:
1515 East 71st Street, Suite 312
Tulsa, OK 74136
Toll Free Phone: 888-260-9707
Fax: 815-572-9192
Services Provided: The Air Care Alliance is a nationwide league of humanitarian flying organizations whose volunteer pilot members are dedicated to community service. This site will introduce you to us and to all the groups we list whose volunteers perform public benefit flying for health care, patient transport, disaster relief, educational experiences for youth, environmental support, and other missions of public service.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
3161 Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-390-2958
Address:
3161 Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-390-2958
Toll Free Phone: 888-426-2643
Fax: 310-397-9636
Email: info@angelflightwest.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Children and adults with serious medical conditions.
Services Provided: Arranges free, non-emergency air transportation for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs. Services are available throughout the 13 western states, including Alaska and Hawaii.

Regional
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/17/2020
4620 Haygood Road, Ste. 1
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Address:
4620 Haygood Road, Ste. 1
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Toll Free Phone: 800-768-0238
Services Provided: Angel Wheels to Healing (formerly Angel Bus) is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing compassionate, non-emergency long-distance ground transportation to patients in need. A typical trip supported by Angel Wheels to Healing does not exceed 300 miles (one-way), and we do not normally handle trips within a local area or community. Exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis, routinely for cancer patients traveling daily for treatment.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
13140 Coit Road, Suite 517
Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: 214-570-9099
Address:
13140 Coit Road, Suite 517
Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: 214-570-9099
Toll Free Phone: 800-535-3646
Fax: 214-570-8811
Email: areeves@ccakids.com
Eligibility: People with facial differences and their families
Services Provided: Children's Craniofacial Association is a national nonprofit organization, dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with facial differences and their families. Nationally and internationally, CCA addresses the medical, financial, psychosocial, emotional, and educational concerns relating to craniofacial conditions. Annual Family Retreat & Educational Symposium is held each June to provide an opportunity to interact with others who have endured similar experiences.
Provider Profiles: Annual Family Retreat & Educational Symposium June 28 - July 1, 2018, Little America Hotel, Salt Lake City. Registration $75 - $100 per family. Scholarships available.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 11/19/2019
1 Loop Road
Onne Loop Road
West Harrison, NY 10604
Phone: 914-328-1313
Organization Name: Corporate Angel Network
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Address:
1 Loop Road
Onne Loop Road
West Harrison, NY 10604
Phone: 914-328-1313
Toll Free Phone: 866-328-1313
Fax: 914-328-3938
Eligibility: Receiving treatment from nationally recognized cancer treatment facility.
Services Provided: Provides flights for cancer patients and bone marrow donors and recipients that are traveling to and from nationally recognized cancer treatment centers within the United States and Canada.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/3/2019
2601 Hansford Avenue
Batavia, IL
Phone: 630-780-0129
Address:
2601 Hansford Avenue
Batavia, IL
Phone: 630-780-0129
Fax: 630-239-2372
Services Provided: A nonprofit that assists individuals/families in the event of an emergency/crisis situation by providing financial assistance for air travel as well as hotel accommodations and rental car if deemed necessary.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
Address:
6900 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 200
Plano, TX 75024
Phone: 877-968-7233
Fax: 214-570-3621
Email: info@cdfund.org
Eligibility: Patients suffering from diagnosed, covered chronic medical conditions who have limited financial means.
Services Provided: Helps patients get access to the medications they need, pay insurance co-pays, transportation, insurance premiums, diagnostic testing, finding insurance coverage, and emotional support.
Provider Profiles: Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/12/2019
Address:
Eligibility: Patients of participating healthcare provider, organization, or insurance
Services Provided:

Available in all markets that have Lyft.

  • Healthcare providers may book rides for patients directly. This option does not require patients to have a smartphone. Ride updates may be sent by text or communicated by the healthcare provider.
  • Patients may book a ride using the link provided by their healthcare provider.
  • Contact your healthcare provider for information about any costs associated with Lyft Business Healthcare.
  • Healthcare providers can use the link above to get more information or become a participating provider.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/22/2020
Address:
55 Kenosia Avenue
PO Box 1968
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: 203-744-0100
Toll Free Phone: 800-999-6673
Fax: 203-263-9938
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility: Persons with a rare disease, financial need.
Services Provided: A patient advocacy organization for individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them. NORD provides Patient Assistance Programs that provide financial assistance. In addition, NORD provides links to other financial assistance resources.
Patient Assistance Program, RareCare, provides medication, financial assistance with insurance premiums and co-pays, diagnostic testing assistance, and travel assistance for clinical trials or consultation with disease specialists.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/12/2019
Address:
PO Box 5930
Midlothian, VA 23112
Phone: 800-366-7741
Toll Free Phone: 800-366-7741
Fax: 804-744-9388
Email: psiops@uneedpsi.org
Eligibility: Financial assistance for insured and uninsured patients with chronic illnesses. Assistance is focused on a limited number of around 20 diseases, and the list always changes.
Services Provided: Provides online disease and treatment information as well as limited financial assistance for patients with chronic illnesses who are struggling to keep up with expensive premiums and copayments. Available programs and specific illnesses are regularly updated. Financial assistance includes: subsidizing the cost of health insurance premiums; providing pharmacy and treatment copayment assistance; assisting with Medicare Part D co-insurance; providing travel assistance for transportation reimbursement.
Provider Profiles: Online resources
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 7/11/2019
Organization Name: Southwest Airlines
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Address:
PO Box 36647-1CR
Dallas, TX 75235
Services Provided: Southwest Airlines provides complimentary, roundtrip tickets to nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to distribute the tickets to patients and/or caregivers. The grant program partners with nonprofit hospitals and organizations. Each hospital has its own guidelines for administration of these tickets. Contact the Social Work, Travel/Concierge Service, or Patient Assistance Department directly from one of the website links to see if you qualify for travel assistance.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2020
Address:
Email: support@health.uber.com
Eligibility: Patients of participating healthcare provider, organization, or insurance
Services Provided:

Available in all markets that have Uber.

  • Healthcare providers may book rides for patients directly. This option does not require patients to have a smartphone. Ride updates may be sent by text or communicated by the healthcare provider.
  • Patients may book a ride using the link provided by their healthcare provider.
  • Contact your healthcare provider for information about any costs associated with Uber Health.
  • Healthcare providers can use the link above to get more information or become a participating provider.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/22/2020
PO Box 872
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 866-619-4647
Address:
PO Box 872
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 866-619-4647
Eligibility: Entire northeast United States
Services Provided: The mission of Wings Flights of Hope Inc. is to help people in need of free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/7/2020