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Funding

02 Nov

Senate Finance to Examine Trauma Funding

The Senate Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 10:00am to hear invited and public testimony on several interim charges including:  Trauma Funding: Review revenue sources currently funding the trauma system and the impact of declining revenues and in General Revenue - Dedicated...

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21 Sep

Texas Hospitals Urge Delay or Repeal of Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payment Reductions

In July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed a rule to implement the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payment reductions beginning fiscal year 2018 through 2025, as required by the Affordable Care Act. The Texas Hospital Association has called for the repeal or delay the cuts, as Texas...

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19 May

Last Chance to Impact the State Budget

The Conference Committee is expected to finalize the state budget for 2018-2019 shortly. TETAF is calling on all stakeholders to make one final push for strong trauma and emergency healthcare funding. Take action via VoterVoice here or call your state legislators today!...

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17 May

FY 2016 Uncompensated Trauma Fund Distributions

The Department of State Health Services has announced the FY 2016 Uncompensated Trauma Care Fund distributions to designated trauma facilities occurred the week of May 8, 2017.  The disbursement amounts can be viewed at the link below:  http://dshs.texas.gov/emstraumasystems/UncompensatedTraumaCareFundDistMay2017.aspx Please contact Indra Hernandez at indra.hernandez@dshs.texas.gov or (512) 834-6669 if you have any...

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02 May

TETAF Joins Forces to Support Alternative to DRP

TETAF has joined a broad coalition of stakeholders in support of the committee substitute to HB 2068 by Rep. Phillips (R-Sherman). HB 2068 would eliminate the Driver Responsibility Program (DRP) but would replace funding for the state trauma system through modified fines penalizing irresponsible drivers, including...

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