The state of Texas announced the termination of the state’s Covid-19 staffing waiver for Texas EMS agencies. The Department of State Health Services made the following announcement: The COVID-19 pandemic began […]
The Governor’s office asked Texas EMS agencies to complete a short survey on the EMS staffing waiver by 5 p.m. CT on Monday, October 31. Click here to complete the […]
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 […]
The Office of the Governor is in receipt of the Texas Department of State Health Services’ (DSHS) request to extend the temporary suspension of 25 TAC 157.11(h)(1)-(6) and Sections 773.050(a) of the Texas Health […]
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 […]
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced today that the staffing waiver – TAC 157.11 (h) (1 through 6) – will not be lifted on September 1. Instead, it has been extended until February 27, 2022. […]
The Texas EMS Alliance asked Texas Governor Greg Abbott to extend the state’s EMS-related waiver for Covid-19. TEMSA’s request is in response to the governor’s announcement to end the existing […]
Texas Governor Greg Abbott extended the state’s disaster declaration related to Covid-19 on June 4, 2021.
Per Texas DSHS: The 2021 Rural Community Healthcare Investment Program (RCHIP) application is open. The purpose of the RCHIP program is assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare providers to […]
a Texas DSHS is planning for statewide Covid-19 vaccination centers and asking EMS agencies to fill out a brief survey. Click here to access the survey.