Advocacy & EMS

The United Voice of EMS

TEMSA was founded in 2015 to serve as the united voice of Texas EMS agencies at the Texas Capitol.

Texas Legislature

TEMSA members receive weekly updates throughout the Texas Legislature.

TEMSA’s EMS Primer

Click here to view TEMSA’s primer on EMS issues for Texas lawmakers.

EMS in Texas

Click here to learn more about EMS in Texas communities.

TEMSA’s Bill Tracker

TEMSA members receive the EMS bill tracker in each week’s e-mail.

EMS Agencies Provide Life-Saving Services in Every Community

EMS agencies are the only segment of the health care industry designed to respond to emergencies.

Treatment in Place

Click here to learn more about the new EMS payment models.

Arbitration & EMS

Click here to learn how EMS agencies want to take patients out of the middle.

EMS Personnel

Click here to learn more about efforts to help EMS professionals.

Air Medical

Click here to learn more about the air medical issues in 2021.

Rural EMS

Click here to learn more rural EMS issues in Texas.


Click here to learn more about the dispatcher issues in 2021.

EMS Billing

Click here to learn more about the billing issues in 2021.

EMS Professional Shortage

Click here to learn about solutions to address the EMS professional shortage in Texas.


Click here to learn more about Medicaid health issues in 2021.

Texas EMS Agencies in the Texas Legislature

Join TEMSA today to engage in the public policy issues that affect your agency.

Exclusive Newsletters and Webinars

TEMSA provides vital information about EMS that often cannot be found elsewhere.

The EMS Stakeholder Voice at the Capitol

TEMSA’s team of lobbyists represent Texas EMS agencies in the legislative and regulatory arenas in Austin.

January 11 – May 31, 2021

The 87th Texas Legislature will meet during 140 calendar days in the regular session.

Why Engage?

Other stakeholders will define EMS issues if Texas EMS agencies do not engage at the Capitol.