Texas ET3: Your Questions Answered

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) asked Texas EMS agencies to submit their questions regarding the new Texas ET3 program to an e-mail box specific to the program. […]

Governor Appoints Seven to GETAC

Governor Greg Abbott announced the appointment of seven individuals to GETAC, including Ryan Matthews, who serves as a board member of the Texas EMS Alliance. Statute directs the governor to […]

Stakeholders Submit Education Recommendation

TEMSA delivered a recommendation related to the Texas Legislature’s $21.7 million earmark for the creation of an EMS education and recruitment program to DSHS on Thursday.  Click here to view the recommendation. DSHS is expected […]

Senate Finance Committee Adds EMS Funding to ARPA

The Texas Senate Committee on Finance’s committee substitute for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) included a funding pool of $400 million for home health, nursing homes, home care attendants […]

TEMSA Announces ARPA Funding Priorities for Texas

The Texas EMS Alliance (TEMSA) announced American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding priorities for the state of Texas to address the workforce shortage crisis that Texas EMS agencies are facing. […]

CMS Issues Retroactive Treatment in Place Waiver

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a waiver retroactive to March 1, 2020, for EMS agencies to provide treatment-in-place care due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Click here […]

TEMSA Supports Body Camera Legislation

The Texas EMS Alliance (TEMSA) will offer testimony in support of Senator Brandon Creighton’s SB 1386, which would direct EMS agencies that utilize body cameras to develop internal policies for […]