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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Ambulance ServicesHandbook : 2 Ambulance Services : 2.1 Enrollment : 2.1.1 Subscription Plans

2.1.1
The Texas Insurance Code does not apply to ambulance providers who finance, in part or in whole, an ambulance service by subscription plan. DSHS’s license requirements do not permit providers of membership or subscription programs to enroll Medicaid clients. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Subscription Programs are regulated by the DSHS-EMS Compliance Group. An EMS provider must have specific approval to operate a subscription program.
For more information, providers should contact the DSHS Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Coordination at 1-512-834-6700. A list of EMS office and contact information is available at www.dshs.state.tx.us/emstraumasystems/about.shtm.

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