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 House Select Committee on Opioids Releases Report

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 […]