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First Transit
Phone: 1-877-725-0569, 1-800-526-0844-TTY
Office Hours:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Eligibility:Persons must have a currently active Mediplan (Medical, Medicaid, KidCare) card from the State of Illinois.
Area Served:State-wide
Services Provided:First Transit will approve a business or person who is signed up by the Illinois Department of Public Aid as a "Medical Transportation Provider" to transport Medicaid eligible/active persons to medical appointments. The transporter or person who has the appointment must receive prior approval at least two business days in advance of the appointment. To receive approval call the above phone number and have at hand the active Medicaid card, name of the doctor, clinic, etc, date, time and reason for the appointment, and name of company or person who will do the transporting.
Comments:A person may sign up to be a Medical Transportation Provider by calling the IL Dept. of Public Aid at 217-782-0538. IDPA will mail the person a packet of forms and instructions. Once approved as a Medical Transportation Provider the persons may transport Medicaid Eligible persons to medical appointments and then bill IDPA on special forms provided by IDPA, and be reimbursed. Reimbursement may take around two months. IDPA will assist persons needing help with the forms by calling the above phone number
Last updated: 2003-10-08

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