Regional Healthcare Partnership 8
|Regional Healthcare Partnership 8 (RHP 8) is a nine-county partnership located in the Central Texas region of the state. The partners consist of Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, Milam, Mills, San Saba and Williamson counties. The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) has been delegated to serve as the RHP 8 anchor institution.|
ANCHOR TEAMMs. Angie Alaniz
Ms. Jennifer Bienski
FINAL REVISED RHP 8 PLAN IS NOW AVAILABLE
The RHP 8 Plan was submitted to HHSC on Friday, February 15, 2012.
RHP 8 submitted this draft of the regional plan in response to HHSC's formal feedback. HHSC will review the RHP Plan and expects to send it to CMS in late February. CMS will then have 45 days to review the plan. Addenda and other documents submitted with the plan in December have not been changed.
TAMHSC would like to thank all of our partners and stakeholders for their continued participation and dedication throughout this process.
RHP 8 Key Facts - (posted 1/16/13)
Addendum 1 - List of All Supplementary Documents and Weblinks
Addendum 1A - RHP Regions and RHP 8 Map
Addendum 1B - Top Employers in RHP 8
Addendum 1C - RHP 8 Community Needs Data
Addendum 1D - RHP 8 Narrative – Texas Workforce Commission
Addendum 1E - DSHS County Health Facts Profiles – RHP 8
Addendum 1F - Temple ISD Student Data Process (Central Counties Services)
Addendum 1G - Statewide SMHF Trust Fund Utilization Analysis (Central Counties Services)
Addendum 1H - Texas Homeless Network 2012 Point-In-Time Results - Temple/Killeen
Addendum 1I - Homeless Count and Characteristics Survey Results – Temple/Killeen 2012
Addendum 1J - Request from Jail County by Match Type – Burnet & Williamson Counties
Addendum 1K - Safety Net Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – Harris County Model
Addendum 1L - Crisis Response Services for People with Co-Occuring Disorders – MHMRA of Harris County
RECENT UPDATES (February 18, 2013)
RHP 8 Plan: HHSC anticipates sending the RHP 8 Plan to CMS on Monday, February 25th. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will have 45 days to review the plan. The region with assistance from HHSC will have 30 days to make any revisions. Please know that HHSC will scrutinize the valuation of projects exceeding $5M in RHP 8 more closely and will review the technical aspects of all projects.
DSRIP DY1 Funding: Submittal of the RHP 8 Plan allows HHSC to presumptively make the DY1 payment. RHP 8’s DY1 DSRIP payment will be made April 30, 2013, with the IGT requested on March 22, 2013. HHSC has said that a project that is not approved by CMS will be required to refund the DY1 allocation. However, HHSC said CMS hopes to work through any issues with providers.
DSRIP and UC Payment Timeline: This document contains a draft of the payment calendar, including anticipated IGT dates. DY1 refers to 2012 UC and 2012 DSRIP. HHSC is expecting to ask for IGT for DY1(2012) UC between March 22 and April 12, with the payment being made May 7th.
RHP Plan Monitoring: HHSC believes it will be required to more program monitoring than it had anticipated and is proposing to retain 0.5 – 1% of all DSRIP payments for monitoring purposes. If this moves forward, HHSC will promulgate expedited rules.
Category 3: CMS and HHSC are working through a modification to Category 3 achievement targets. They intend to provide a methodology for calculation. This will mean that Categories 1,2 and 4 and all parts of the Category 3 payment except DY4 and DY5 will receive approval. DY4 and DY5 achievement targets for Cat 3 will be worked out later. HHSC recommends focusing on the outcomes and not worrying about the achievement level at this point.UC Rule Amendment: HHSC is concerned about the amount of UC being requested vs the amount of funding that is available for payment. Please see the .pdf for a the rule amendment and the schedule for the rule.
|December 12, 2012||Certification Day|
|December 14, 2012||HHSC receives the final RHP 8 Plan|
|January 17, 2013
||HHSC provides formal feedback to RHP 8 on Final Plan|
|February 15, 2013||RHP 8 responds to HHSC's feedback with corrections/revisions to the plan|
|February 25, 2012 (est)||HHSC Sends RHP 8 Plan to CMS|
||CMS provides feedback on RHP plan|
RHP 8 RESOURCES
Checklists for Narratives and Tables:
Sample DSRIP Project provided by HHSC (posted 10/16/12)
DSRIP Narrative Templates for New Projects in DY 3 (updated 12/14/12)
DSRIP Project Valuation Guidance (provided by HHSC 1/16/13)
Approved RHP Planning Protocol - Approved by CMS 9/24/12
HHSC Waiver FAQs (updated 10/25/12)
RHP Plan Companion Document (updated by HHSC 10/25/12)
- Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Codes (posted 1-16-13)
Waiver Payment Forms - These forms are necessary to certify the UC & DSRIP program and are the means to have payments delivered and make IGTs. (posted 8/9/2012)
PFM Summary - Summary of the Final DSRIP Program Funding and Mechanics (PFM) Protocol released by HHSC 8/31/2012. (updated 9/20/12)
Pass 1 Hospital Allocations - posted 9/12/12
Broad Participation Requirement - posted 9/12/12
Major Safety Net Hospitals - posted 9/12/12
County Assessment Data
Local health assessment data by county to include demographic information, health ranking, potentially preventable hospitalizations, and a health care snapshot for each area in a downloadable PDF.
June 14, 2012 @ 9:30 a.m. - Presentation of Consolidated Priorities/DSRIP Project Selection Process Summary
Texas A&M Health Science Center – Round Rock Campus Auditorium
July 19, 2012 @ 9:30 a.m. - Proposal Review Meeting for Projects Covering Multiple Counties in Region 8
Williamson County Annex - Round Rock, TX
August 15, 2012 - 3:00-4:30pm - Webinar to Provide RHP 8 with Updated Information on 1115 Waiver
August 22, 2012 - 3:00-4:00pm - Webinar to Provide RHP 8 with Updated Information on 1115 Waiver
September 20, 2012 - 9:30-11:00am - RHP 8 meeting to review updates and changes, and discuss the new timeline
December 12, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm - RHP 8 meeting to sign and certify the RHP 8 Plan to send to HHSC.