The Kidney Health Care Program will increase the travel reimbursement benefit beginning May 1, 2021. The amount goes from $0.13 per mile to $0.20 per mile. The maximum allowable reimbursement remains $200 per month. Clients will notice this increase in benefits for travel completed in May 2021 and after.
The maximum number of medically necessary reimbursable trips will also increase. The amount goes from 13 to 14. This will have a direct impact on clients who might otherwise have difficulty receiving lifesaving medical treatment.