The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announced on April 17, 2018 that it will hold a May 3, 2018 hearing on proposed Medicaid rate changes for ambulance service in Texas. Specifically, the notice stated:
The proposed rate actions are consistent with the legislative directive in Rider 33, Article II of the General Appropriations Act for the 2018-2019 Biennium, that HHSC develop and implement cost containment initiatives, including fee-for-service payment changes that incentivize the most appropriate and effective use of services.
The proposed rates will be released on April 19, 2018. TEMSA will have updates.
Click here to view the details regarding the May 3 hearing.