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 […]

State Lawmakers Leading Letter on Proposed Medicaid Rates

State Rep. Trent Ashby and State Sen. Kel Seliger have agreed to lead a letter from state lawmakers to HHSC regarding the proposed Medicaid cuts for ambulance service in Texas. The letter will be closed out at the end of this week. The following details will help you reach out to your state representatives and senators: If you […]

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). […]