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.
- The recording of the Feb. 9, 2017 webinar on the draft DSRIP PFM for DYs 7-8 has been posted on the Recorded Webinars/Conference Calls page. (2/14/17)
- HHSC has posted a draft DSRIP Program Funding and Mechanics Protocol (PFM) for Demonstration Years 7-8 for stakeholder feedback on the Waiver Renewal page under DSRIP Extension - Planning and Protocols. (1/31/17)
- HHSC is now requesting an additional 21 months of level funding for the UC and DSRIP pools, and a continuation of the managed care provisions of the 1115 Waiver, through Sept. 30, 2019. The letter requesting an additional 21 months was sent to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and has been posted. (1/31/17)