The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on February 27, 2020, that 16 Texas EMS agencies were selected to participate in CMS’s new Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) program. CMS announced the model on February 14, 2019. According to CMS: “Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) is a voluntary, five-year payment model […]
Ernesto Rodriguez of Austin-Travis County EMS recently performed a Q&A with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement on “Creating an Emergency Medical Services Improvement Culture.” Click here to read the article.
The Texas House Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse released its report on December 3, 2018. The committee, which is chaired by Rep. Four Price, asked the Texas EMS Alliance to provide testimony on the EMS response to opioids in Texas. Ernesto Rodriguez of Austin-Travis County EMS provided TEMSA’s response. Click here to view […]