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Project Amistad Recognized by State as Best Performing Managed Transportation Organization

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(Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - El Paso, Texas) - Project Amistad has been recognized by the Texas Medical Transportation Program as the Best Performing Managed Transportation Organization (MTO) for 2015, officials announced this week.

The recognition was presented to the agency during the Second Annual MTO Summit held in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Project Amistad is among six transportation organizations contracted by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to provide non-emergency medical transportation services to thousands of Medicaid patients across the state. Project Amistad provides those services to residents in 23 counties of Far West Texas. It is the only non-profit organization in the group and the only one to receive Best Performing honors from the state. Four of the other organizations are large, out-of-state corporate entities with multi-state contracts and thousands of employees. They include:

La Fleur Transportation, Inc.
American Medical Response, Inc.
Medical Transportation Management, Inc.
LogistiCare Solutions, Inc.
Texoma Paratransit Systems, Inc., a transit system serving the North Dallas area.

“I would like to thank and congratulate our entire MTO staff and our supporting staff who played major roles in Project Amistad being recognized by the State of Texas with this great honor,” said Xavier Bañales, Project Amistad Chief Executive Officer.
Project Amistad Recognized by State as Best Performing Managed Transportation Organization For immediate release (Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - El Paso, Texas) - Project Amistad has been recognized by the Texas Medical Transportation Program as the Best Performing Managed Transportation Organization (MTO) for 2015, officials announced this week. The recognition was presented to the agency during the Second Annual MTO Summit held in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Project Amistad is among six transportation organizations contracted by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to provide non-emergency medical transportation services to thousands of Medicaid patients across the state. Project Amistad provides those services to residents in 23 counties of Far West Texas. It is the only non-profit organization in the group and the only one to receive Best Performing honors from the state. Four of the other organizations are large, out-of-state corporate entities with multi-state contracts and thousands of employees. They include: La Fleur Transportation, Inc. American Medical Response, Inc. Medical Transportation Management, Inc. LogistiCare Solutions, Inc. Texoma Paratransit Systems, Inc., a transit system serving the North Dallas area. “I would like to thank and congratulate our entire MTO staff and our supporting staff who played major roles in Project Amistad being recognized by the State of Texas with this great honor,” said Xavier Bañales, Project Amistad Chief Executive Officer.

Project Amistad recognized by State as ‘Best Performing Managed Transportation Organization’

Project Amistad, provider of non-emergency medical transportation services to Medicaid patients across the borderland, has been recognized by the Texas Medical Transportation Program as the Best Performing Managed Transportation Organization (MTO) for 2015.

The recognition was presented to the agency during the Second Annual MTO Summit held in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

“I would like to thank and congratulate our entire MTO staff and our supporting staff who played major roles in Project Amistad being recognized by the State of Texas with this great honor,” said Xavier Bañales, Project Amistad Chief Executive Officer.

Project Amistad is among six transportation organizations contracted by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to provide those services to Medicaid patients across the state. Project Amistad provides those services to residents in 23 counties of Far West Texas.

Amistad is the only non-profit organization in the group and the only one to receive Best Performing honors from the state.

Four of the other organizations are large, out-of-state corporate entities with multi-state contracts and thousands of employees. They include:

La Fleur Transportation, Inc.
American Medical Response, Inc.
Medical Transportation Management, Inc.
LogistiCare Solutions, Inc.
Texoma Paratransit Systems, Inc., a transit system serving the North Dallas area.

Author: Project Amistad

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