Sixteen Texas EMS Agencies Selected for Medicare’s ET3 Program

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 […]

Texas HHSC’s Response to TEMSA’s ET3 Request

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) submitted its interest in Medicare’s new Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) program in a letter dated September 17, 2019. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently asked state Medicaid programs to indicate their willingness to work with the new program. The Texas EMS Alliance […]

Medicare Extends the ET3 Deadline

Medicare’s RFA for the ET3 program has been extended until October 5, 2019. Learn more: https://www.mcdermottplus.com/payment-innovation/et3-rfa-deadline-extended/

TEMSA Encourages Texas HHSC to Participate in Medicare’s ET3 Program

The Texas EMS Alliance (TEMSA) submitted a letter to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) encouraging it to participate in Medicare’s new Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model (ET3). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) encouraged state Medicaid programs to participate in the new model. Click here to view TEMSA’s letter […]

New Details on Medicare’s ET3 Model

Coming Soon – The Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model Application Portal and Tutorial Webinar   The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) and the ET3 Model team are pleased to announce that the RFA Application Portal will be available the week of August 5th, 2019. Another announcement will notify you when it […]

CMS to Hold a February 27 Webinar on the ET3 Model

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a February 27 webinar at noon (CST) on the new Emergency Triage, Treatment and Transport (ET3) model. Click here to register for the February 27 webinar. Click here to learn more about the model. EMS EVOLUTION 2019 will feature a session on the ET3 model […]

Medicare Announces Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) Model

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the ET3 model earlier today. Per CMS: Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) is a voluntary, five-year payment model that will provide greater flexibility to ambulance care teams to address emergency health care needs of Medicare beneficiaries following a 911 call. Under the ET3 model, the […]