An article from Fox News explains how to maximize the benefits of your med-Transport number while reducing your overall cost.
“When you see a med-Transfer number on your car, it’s the med-Truck number.
That’s your vehicle number that you’ve been registered with, and it’s how you can access your health care provider,” said Julie Noyes, associate professor of nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
“That number tells your provider what kind of service you’re entitled to.
You’re also entitled to get certain types of medical care, including the right to pick up your child or get emergency care.”
Noyes said the numbers vary from state to state, but in general, you’ll pay a lower price for health care than if you just use your Med-Tek number.
“Med-Transportation numbers are for emergencies, so if your car breaks down, you don’t have to pay for emergency care, but if your child is in the hospital and you have a medical emergency, you should use the Med-Transports number,” Noys said.
“In Texas, you can’t just take your Med Tek number and go and get a ride.
You have to have a registered Med-Tank number.
Med-TCs are for transportation of children, seniors and people with disabilities.
You’ll be charged a premium to get a Med-transportation number.”
In some cases, the number is not accurate. “
There are a number of reasons why you need to get an emergency number.
In some cases, the number is not accurate.
The number may not be accurate when you call the emergency number or when you’re in an emergency situation.
In most cases, you want to be able to call the hospital directly so they can help you get medical care.
But the emergency call can be very confusing and frustrating.
You may have to call in to the emergency room, the emergency department or the emergency center, which is not always the safest way to get medical attention.”
As part of its campaign to reduce health care costs in Texas, the Texas Medical Association is partnering with local providers to provide free med-TAXI services for residents with a Med Transport number.
The Tarrant County Medical Center will provide free medical care to anyone with a Tarrance County Med-TAYI number.
If you or someone you know needs medical attention, you may want to call 888-848-7550.
To get the lowest cost, get a free, verified Med-Tracking Number, you could pay a premium of $30 or more, according to the Texas Association of Health Plans.
“The number is an ID number that the medical provider uses to provide the most affordable service,” Nays said.
“You may have more questions about the number or what type of medical services you need, but you can use it to make an appointment,” she said.
Noyys suggested calling the nearest Tarracot County hospital to check if a free or verified Med Tracking Number is available.
If you or a loved one is in need of medical attention in Tarrants County, you or your family should call the nearest county hospital, she said, “especially if you have no insurance or no coverage.”
“You’ll need to contact the hospital in your area,” Noss said.
For more information on the Med Tracys program, visit the Texas Health Care Plan website or call the Texas Department of State Health Services toll-free at 888.898.2822.