Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Free Medical Rides!

Medical Ride Program
  • Seamlessly connects riders directly to their appointments
  • Medicaid-approved riders are FREE!
How do Medicaid riders get approved?
  • It's simple, just contact your Medicaid Caseworker and get a form.
  • Molina recipients. Call (888) 398-7969.
  • Meridian recipients. Call (800) 821-9369.
  • Those with straight Medicaid should call the Benzie County Department of Health and Human Services (231-882-1330) to get approval.
  • Once the form is signed, Caseworkers approve the rider and appointments can be arranged with FREE* transportation.
  • For questions, please call our Mobility Manager at (231) 251-9004.

When Can I Ride Out-of-County?

  • Benzie to Manistee - Transfers to Manistee Dial-a-Ride at Kampvilla. Weekdays at 10:00 a.m.  and 4:00 p.m. Must call both transits for advance reservation.
  • Benzie to Grand Traverse - Daily transfers to BATA in Interlochen.  Call for details.

Can Caregivers Ride Free?

  • Yes, and make sure to reserve all rides 48 hours in advance.

* Free for MEDICAID (Not Medicare) Recipients only.

Benzie Bus

14150 US Highway 31
Beulah, MI   49617

Phone: (231) 325-3000
Fax: (231) 325-3007

Hours of Operation

​Monday - Friday
5:30 am - 8 pm
Saturday
7 am - 5 pm ​

Call Center Hours

Monday - Friday
7 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7 am - 3:30 pm
Sunday
Closed