Below is a list of medical services covered that Medical Assistance may cover. Do NOT assume all medical services are covered and paid for by Medical Assistance. Before you get a medical service, ask your provider if the services is covered. You will have to pay for services not covered by Medical Assistance.
Transportation to the closest Primary Care Provider (PCP) is reimbursable except if the PCP is within the recipient's city limits. NEMT will only be reimbursed if a "good cause" exception has been granted from the South Dakota Managed Care Program. Lodging and meals are not reimbursable when travel is to a PCP.
Several of these services require prior authorization from the Department of Social Services. Be sure to check with your provider regarding these requirements.