Free Medicaid Transportation

Free Medicaid Transportation

The Non-Emergency Transportation Program is for individuals who are Medicaid eligible.

Portage County Jobs & Family Services provides help with securing transportation for doctor, dental, hearing, and counseling appointments (list not exclusive) for adults and children.  You can request services by calling 330-297-3785 or email PORTAGE_NET@jfs.ohio.gov.

Rides are available within all of Portage County and surrounding counties. Please request ten days prior to appointment.

Portage County JFS requires the following information prior to processing a NET request:

          • Social security number of the individual with the medical appointment.  All Medicaid categories are eligible except MPAP-Medicare Premium Assistance Programs.
          • Medical Provider information required: name and type of medical provider, address, and telephone number of the provider, the purpose of appointment, date and time of the appointment.

Do you need to apply for Medicaid?  There are three easy ways to do so…

        1. Go online to benefits.ohio.gov
        2. Call 844-644-OHIO to register or renew
        3. Visit Jobs and Family Services at 449 S. Meridian Street, Ravenna to fill out an application in person