The following rules have been adopted and are available in the Dec. 14, 2018, edition of the Texas Register. These new and amended rules will provide the framework for the quality incentive payment program beginning Sept. 1, 2019.

  • New §353.1302, concerning QIPP for nursing facilities on or after Sept.1, 2019
  • New §353.1304, concerning quality metrics for the QIPP for NFs on or after Sept. 1, 2019
  • Amended §353.1303, concerning QIPP for NFs before Sept. 1, 2019.

These rules will be effective Dec. 30, 2018.

If you have any questions, contact QIPP rate analysis staff via email or QIPP quality monitoring staff via email and indicate "QIPP rule adoption" in the subject line.