EMS County Assistance (Pass-Through)

EMS Pass-through are funds to assist in the enhancement and delivery of patient care in the EMS and trauma care system.  Department of State Health Services (DSHS) licensed EMS Providers that provide 911 and/or emergency transfers may be eligible for funding through the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Care System Account (911 fund), the Emergency Medical Services, Trauma Facilities, and Trauma Care System Fund (1131 fund) and the Designated Trauma Facility and Emergency Medical Services Fund (3588 fund).

Eligibility criteria is further defined in Texas Administrative Code 157.130 and include but not limited to:

  • Active participation in the RAC in which the agency operates
  • Utilization of the RAC regional guidelines regarding patient destination and transportation