Over 50 Texas State Representatives Sign on EMS Letter

Fifty-two Texas state representatives signed on a letter to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) regarding proposed Medicaid proposed cuts to EMS service in Texas. Click here to learn more about the proposed cuts. Click here to view the letter: FINAL House Ambulance Letter Rep. Trent Ashby led the letter. The following 48 state […]

Stakeholder Groups Weigh in on Proposed Medicaid Cuts for Ambulances

The Texas EMS Alliance, Texas Hospital Association, Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH), Texas Association of Counties, Texas State Association of Fire Fighters, and Texas Ambulance Association added their names to a stakeholder letter regarding the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s proposed Medicaid cuts for ambulance rates in Texas. HHSC will hold […]

Proposed Medicaid Cuts for Texas EMS Agencies

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has proposed significant Medicaid rate cuts for ground ambulance in Texas.  HHSC will hold a stakeholder meeting on August 8, 2017 to discuss its rate review for ambulances. Some of the proposed payment reductions for ground ambulance include: 34.39 percent reduction for emergency Basic Life Support (BLS). […]