Treatment in Place

Medicare’s ET3 Model

Medicare announced the voluntary Emergency Triage, Treat and Treatment (ET3) model on February 14, 2019, and the model will cut down on inappropriate emergency department transports by allowing EMS agencies to use innovative strategies such as telemedicine and treatment on scene to address low-acuity 911 calls.

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Treatment in Place in Texas

A number of health care stakeholders, including the Texas Association of Health Plans, have asked the Texas Legislature to consider reimbursing EMS agencies for treating patients at the scene.

Click here to learn more about SB 2028 in the 2021 Texas Legislature: