May 26

1115 Waiver: HHSC Updates

Dear Region 2 Performing Providers and Stakeholders:

I would like to share a few updates with you regarding the Texas 1115 Healthcare Transformation Waiver.

A survey link is now posted on the page of HHSC Waiver website: http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/waiver-renewal.shtml.  This will allow stakeholders to give preliminary feedback on the draft waiver renewal document that was discussed at the May 14, 2015 Executive Waiver Committee (EWC) meeting.  The document is also posted on the Waiver Renewal page.  HHSC will be replacing the current survey with an updated version once the official draft waiver renewal document is available in late June/early July.  This will assist HHSC in getting feedback specific to the actual waiver renewal request.

HHSC is in process of working to combine project type assignments into one document for all anchors to post on their individual regional website.  This is based on the Project Type Templates and RHP Certification forms which were recently submitted to HHSC.

  • Per HHSC, any entities who were waiting until all of the updated plan information was available before signing their RHP certification form can now find the information posted on the page: http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/1115-RHP-Plans.shtml.  The most recent update was the reposting of the regional Category 1 & 2 Workbooks, which now contain 3 and 4-year projects and updates from the mid-point assessment through April 27, 2015.  Next week, HHSC anticipates updating the page to include links to the updated regional websites.

If you have any questions related to the above information, please do not hesitate to e-mail me at: cskovace@utmb.edu or contact me by phone at: 409.766.4047.  As a reminder, the Region 2 Anchor Office will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day and will reopen on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. (CDT).

Thank you,
Craig

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