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File #: 23070    Version: 1 Name: Agency Fare Agreements
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2011 In control: TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION (ended 06/2018)
On agenda: 9/6/2011 Final action: 9/6/2011
Enactment date: 9/7/2011 Enactment #: RES-11-00784
Title: Authorizing the Transit General Manager to enter into agreements with qualified human service agencies to purchase social service agency fare media for agency trips for their ADA complementary paratransit eligible clients at the Agency Fare Rate established in the Metro Fare Tariff.
Sponsors: Lisa Subeck, Chris Schmidt, Bridget R. Maniaci
Fiscal Note
The Resolution is in response to the recently enacted State biennial budget bill, which has changed the way in which Medicaid-supported transit rides are administered. This resolution allows Metro Transit to efficiently contract for paratransit services with human service agencies, including LogsitiCare Solutions, LLC, with the added convenience of using tickets that the agencies can distribute for individuals that are also eligible for Metro Paratransit service. No significant fiscal impact is anticipated.
Title
Authorizing the Transit General Manager to enter into agreements with qualified human service agencies to purchase social service agency fare media for agency trips for their ADA complementary paratransit eligible clients at the Agency Fare Rate established in the Metro Fare Tariff.
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PREAMBLE
Metro Transit has established agency fares for qualified human service agencies contracting for social service agency trips for their ADA complementary paratransit eligible clients. In the interest of having services available within our community, Metro Transit has extended, on a temporary basis, an agency fare arrangement to LogistiCare Solutions, LLC. (LogistiCare). LogistiCare is the contractor for the State of Wisconsin Department of Human Services for non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) services for eligible individuals. This action was necessitated by the expedited implementation timeline of July 1, 2011 for statewide Medicaid Transportation Management services on behalf of the State of Wisconsin. This arrangement allows LogistiCare to purchase ADA Complementary Paratransit fare media for agency trips at the Agency Fare Rate and then arrange transportation for the ADA complementary paratransit eligible persons it serves.

Metro Transit wishes to formally add this alternative arrangement by which agencies may secure social service agency trips by purchasing social service fare media at the Agency Fare Rate and then arranging tran...

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