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Mar 07

RHP 2- 3/2/18 Anchor Update

Good afternoon Region 2, Please see the HHSC email below – the Online Reporting System appears to be back online after its maintenance. As of yet, the updated Category B FAQ has not been released. For LHDs and CMHCs, please see the section on follow-up from the Anchor Call of 2/27. HHSC has said that …

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Feb 28

Waiver Extension Officially APPROVED

I am extremely pleased to confirm that CMS has sent a letter to HHSC Executive Commissioner Smith that approves the extension of the Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program. As noted in the attached letter, this approval of the extension of the 1115 Waiver runs through September 30, 2022. Please note that the letter …

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Feb 28

1115 Waiver – New Regional Information Document for RHP 2

Dear Region 2 Performing Providers & Stakeholders: Attached is a document that was created to assist you in better understanding the make-up of RHP 2. You will notice the addition of new performing providers who were recently added for Demonstration Years 7-11. This document also provides a high-level overview of the Texas 1115 Waiver, including …

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Feb 28

RHP 2 – 2/23/18 Anchor Notes

Good morning Region 2, HHSC has issued the notes from the Anchor call last week. We would like to call attention to the following: • HHSC’s online reporting tool is scheduled to be down for maintenance starting COB on Thursday March 1st, with functionality restored by Monday, March 5th. This will allow those performing providers …

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Feb 06

RHP 2 – DSRIP 1/26/18 Anchor Update

Good afternoon Region 2, Please see the email below for the latest Anchor update received from HHSC. HHSC has set a tentative date of February 8th for their webinar to review the provider template(s) for the Regional Plan submission; be on the lookout for more details. In addition, RHP 2 will utilize its February Learning …

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Nov 14

DSRIP – 11/10/17 Anchor Notes

Region 2, The attached file is from the Anchor call HHSC held on Friday; please note the following: • If your organization submitted the template to HHSC allowing for provisional approval of metrics due to Hurricane Harvey, please note the key dates on page 1. • On page 2, please note that the next round …

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Nov 06

DSRIP Anchor Update

Good afternoon, • Attached is a DY7-8 payment flow tool we developed to view how potential DY7-8 reporting and payments may work for providers. The first tab gives an overview of reporting and funding requirements, and the second tab gives an example where providers can change the data in the yellow cells to see how …

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Oct 18

RHP2 DY6 October Reporting Webinar – Supplement to HHSC Reporting Webinars

All, Thank you to those that attended the October DY6 reporting webinar yesterday. Please find the webinar slides attached. Also, the learning collaborative and regional meeting documents needed to complete the Core Component deliverable will be available through the RHP 2 website https://www.utmb.edu/1115/ by the end of this week. Do not hesitate to reach out …

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Oct 18

RHP 2 DSRIP: 10/13/17 Anchor Notes

Good afternoon Region 2, Below please find the notes from the Anchor call that HHSC conducted on Friday. Anchor Notes MPT Instructions Calculator for MPT DSRIP Draft Category C Measure Specifications The following items are of special interest: October Reporting: • All RHP 2 performing providers who are reporting in the DY6 October cycle should …

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Oct 17

HHSC Template Changes and Errors for DY6 October Reporting

RHP 2, The DRAFT anchor notes were just sent out for today’s anchor call and several DY6 October Reporting template changes and errors that HHSC has identified are explained in the notes. We will send out the finalized Anchor Notes once we receive them from HHSC. Please see the changes and error details below: 1. …

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