Welcome to Texas EMS Alliance

The Texas EMS Alliance was founded to provide an informed and collaborative voice for the future of Emergency Medical Services in the state of Texas.  We accomplish this mission through a diverse organizational structure that calls for direct representation from the many agency types that comprise the Texas EMS system.  The Texas EMS Alliance believes that our credibility starts with a strong group of EMS Providers from across the state who have demonstrated their individual commitment to the communities they serve through strong ethical practices and a desire to provide the best patient care possible.  Some of our noteworthy attributes include:

  • A Representative Board of Directors
  • Consistency and dedication to transparency
  • A new member vetting process
  • Collaborative efforts to positively effect the industry as a whole
  • Member’s daily commitment to excellence

Click here to learn more about membership: TEMSA Membership Info

Recent News

Medicare’s Listening Session on Ambulance Cost Reporting

10th, July, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a June 28, 2018 listening session on Medicare's upcoming data collection program for ambulances. Congress passed… Read More →

New Texas Workgroup on Mental Health Seeks Information

The state's Workgroup on Mental Health Access for First Responders is asking EMS agencies to complete a survey by July 4. The workgroup, which was… Read More →

MedPAC Recommends Freestanding ED Payment Cuts

In its June 2018 report to Congress, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission made the following Medicare payment recommendations related to freestanding emergency departments: 2-1 The… Read More →

Recent Legislative News

Texas Legislature Hearing on the EMS Response to Opioids

The Texas House Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse held a June 26, 2018 hearing on the EMS response to opioids. Ernesto Rodriguez of… Read More →

Nineteen Medical Societies Request Review of BCBS ED Policy

Nineteen medical societies asked the Texas Department of Insurance to review Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas' policy that fully insured and HMO patients may… Read More →

Texas Medical Board’s Proposed Guidelines for Opioid Antagonists

The Texas Medical Board (TMB) issued proposed guidelines related to the prescription of opioid antagonists and for identifying persons at risk of an opioid-related overdose.… Read More →