Nevada Public Welfare

Sec. § 422.27495
Contracts for provision of certain transportation services for recipients of Medicaid and recipients of services pursuant to Children’s Health Insurance Program.


1.

The Department shall, to the extent authorized by federal law, contract with a common motor carrier, a contract motor carrier or a broker for the provision of transportation services to recipients of Medicaid traveling to and returning from providers of services under the State Plan for Medicaid.

2.

The Department may, to the extent authorized by federal law, contract with a common motor carrier, a contract motor carrier or a broker for the provision of transportation services to recipients of services pursuant to the Children’s Health Insurance Program traveling to and returning from providers of services under the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

3.

The Director may adopt regulations concerning the qualifications of persons who may contract with the Department to provide transportation services pursuant to this section.

4.

The Director shall:

(a)

Require each motor carrier that has contracted with the Department to provide transportation services pursuant to this section to submit proof to the Department of a liability insurance policy, certificate of insurance or surety which is substantially equivalent in form to and is in the same amount or in a greater amount than the policy, certificate or surety required by the Department of Motor Vehicles pursuant to NRS 706.291 for a similarly situated motor carrier; and

(b)

Establish a program, with the assistance of the Nevada Transportation Authority of the Department of Business and Industry, to inspect the vehicles which are used to provide transportation services pursuant to this section to ensure that the vehicles and their operation are safe.

5.

As used in this section:

(a)

“Broker” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 706.021.

(b)

“Common motor carrier” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 706.036.

(c)

“Contract motor carrier” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 706.051.
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