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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Florida’s Medicaid program will provide free transportation for people enrolled in the program who want to get COVID-19 vaccinations.

The Agency for Health Care Administration announced Wednesday that members of Medicaid managed-care plans should let their health plans know they need rides when they are scheduling vaccinations.

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Medicaid enrollees who aren’t in managed-care plans can call a Medicaid helpline at 1-877-254-1055 to get the names and phone numbers of transportation services.

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Rides should be scheduled, according to an AHCA memo, at least three days in advance of the vaccination appointments.

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