HHSC has received federal approval of a waiver that allows the state to expand Medicaid managed care while preserving hospital funding, provides incentive payments for health care improvements and directs more funding to hospitals that serve large numbers of uninsured patients.

Recent Updates

  • HHSC has posted a revised draft of the Program Funding and Mechanics (PFM) Protocol for DY7-8 that includes changes based on stakeholder feedback, along with a document that summarizes stakeholder feedback. Please see the Waiver Renewal page under “Draft Program Funding and Mechanics Protocol (PFM) for Demonstration Years (DY) 7-8” for more information. (5/17/17)
  • HHSC has posted guidance for reporting on Category 3 Stretch Activity 9 (for the October DY6 reporting period) on the Tools and Guidelines for Regional Healthcare Partnership Participants page under Category 3. (4/13/17)