The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) now allows rideshare companies, such as Uber and Lyft, to register as Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) provider organizations under a newly established provider type. The policy went into effect on May 1, 2019. As a result, Lyft and Uber are now among the 171 registered NEMT transportation network companies available to AHCCCS members. Lyft and Uber participate through transportation brokers contracted with managed care organizations. The state’s goal is to add flexibility to the health care delivery system and increase transportation options for Medicaid members. The rideshare companies can . . .