Alex Lekacz

Alex holds a BA in Economics and International Development from McGill University. When not improving medical transportation, he loves to ski, create music, and be a weekend warrior exploring the great outdoors. Read More

Alex Lekacz

Empowering Patients with Self-Service Transportation Benefits

Traditionally, healthcare providers are paid for each individual service separately provided to a patient throughout treatment. This payment structure favors quantity of services over the quality of services. As such, care can become wasteful and fragmented, with minimal coordination across providers and health care settings. Various population health initiatives and innovative models such as bundled …

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Legislation Changes Pave the Way for Healthcare Transportation Impact (Part 2)

Part 2: Local Transportation as a Medicare Advantage Benefit In February, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it was increasing “flexibility in Medicare Advantage that will allow more options and new benefits to Medicare beneficiaries, meeting their unique health needs and improving their quality of life.” Starting in 2019, under this …

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Legislation Changes Pave the Way for Healthcare Transportation Impact (Part 1)

The legislative landscape is ever-changing, and we know how important it is to make sure Roundtrip provides the most effective, compliant service. Periodically, we will be sharing about recent legislative changes that affect patient transportation. Part 1: Local Transportation as a Safe Harbor Under the Anti-Kickback Statute In December 2016, The Department of Health and …

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What makes Roundtrip different? Coordination.

There are thousands of medical transportation companies- big and small companies alike are playing in the non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) space. Yet, medical transportation is still a huge barrier for patients. So, what makes Roundtrip different? In short: Coordination. When patients need transportation, they don’t just need a ride from point A to point B. …

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