Cortland agency launches transportation service for Medicaid patients

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Family Counseling Services of Cortland has begun offering a transportation service to local residents who are covered by Medicaid in Cortland County, the agency announced Tuesday.

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Two shuttles will be in service Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The service will be available to any Medicaid-eligible individuals who need transportation to medical appointments in the county.

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“With our own clients, we have been made acutely aware of how much need there is for transportation services to make their medical appointments. I am thrilled we can meet this need in our community,” Family Counseling Services Executive Director Lisa Hoeschele said in a press release Tuesday.

Medicaid eligible individuals can obtain more information or schedule transportation by calling Medical Answering Services (MAS) at 1-855-733-9397 and requesting FCS for your transportation.

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