Regional Activities and Timeline

Regional Activities

The calendar above shows DSRIP/General Regional Activities (blue), Uncompensated Care activities (red) and RHP 17 Learning Collaborative events (green).


Regional Timelines

  • Demonstration Year 6: October 2016 - September 2017
    October 5, 2016 HHSC DY6 Reporting Webinar
    October 1, 2016 DY6 October Online Reporting Available
  • Demonstration Year 5: October 2015 - September 2016
    September 15, 2016 Joint RHP 8 & 17 Regional Meeting via Webex
    August 31, 2016 IGT due via TexNet for DY5 Final UC Payment (Settlement Date 9/1/2016)
    August 30-31, 2016 Annual HHSC Statewide Learning Collaborative - Austin
    August 28, 2016 Public Comment Period Ends for Transition Year Rule Packet #2
    August 26, 2016 HHSC will begin providing feedback on DY6 Participation Template
    August 26, 2016 HHSC Public Hearing on Transition Year Rule Packet #2
    August 18, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Cohort Group Meeting
    August 11, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call
    August 4, 2016 DY5 April NMI Approved or Denied by HHSC
    July 29, 2016 DY5 April Reporting DSRIP Payment to Providers Complete
    July 28, 2016 RHP 8 & 17 Biannual Learning Collaborative Event - College Station
    July 22, 2016 DY6 DSRIP Participation Template Due to HHSC
    July 14, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative CAll
    July 6, 2016 April NMI Reporting Submissions Due to HHSC
    June 30, 2016 IGT due via TexNet for DSRIP April Reporting (Settlement Date 7/1/2016)
    June 16, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Cohort Meeting
    June 9, 2016 RHP 8 & 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call
    June 1, 2016 DY 6 Transition Year Rule Packet #1 Effective Date
    May 19, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Cohort Meeting
    May 12, 2016 RHP 17 Regional Meeting
    April 29, 2016 DY5 Initial UC Payment to Providers Complete
    April 14, 2016 RHP 8 & 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call
    April 11, 2016 Public Hearing on DY6 Transition Year Rule Packet #1
    April 7, 2016 IGT due via TexNet for DY5 Initial UC Payment (Settlement Date 4/8/16)
    April 1, 2016 DY5 April Online Reporting Available
    March 24, 2016 RHP 8 & 17 Managed Care Forum and DY5 First Learning Collaborative Event, TAMHSC Round Rock
    March 10, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call
    February 29, 2016 DY4 Final UC Payments to Providers Complete
    February 18, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Cohort Group Meeting
    February 11, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call
    February 4, 2016 IGT due via TexNet for DY4 Final UC Payment (Settlement Date 2/5/16)
    January 29, 2016 DSRIP Payment (Oct Reporting) to Providers Complete
    January 21, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Cohort Group Meeting: MCO Alignment and/or Regional System of Care
    January 15, 2016 Oct DY4 reporting NMI responses due to HHSC from Providers via Online Reporting System
    January 14, 2016 RHP 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call: Using The Logic Model for Program Evaluation
    January 4, 2016 IGT due via TexNet for DSRIP metrics reported in Oct & approved by HHSC (settlement date 1/5/16)
    December 15, 2015 RHP 17 DY4 Annual Report Due to HHSC from Anchor Team
    December 11, 2015 Joint RHP 8 & 17 Regional Update Meeting/Open Cohort Meeting
    November 12, 2015 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call/Cohort Meeting: Project Evaluation in DSRIP
    October 31, 2015 Completed October DY4 DSRIP reports due to HHSC via online reporting system
    October 23, 2015 DY4 reporting questions and issues due to HHSC
    October 8, 2015 2015 HHSC hosts DY4 October Reporting Webinar
    October 1, 2015 DY4 October Reporting Period Opens
  • Demonstration Year 4: October 2014 - September 2015
    October 5, 2014 Anchor/Individual Provider Conference Calls and Meetings to Provide Technical
    Assistance for October Reporting
    October 9, 2014 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call: Protected Health Information
    October 13, 2014 RHP 17 Regional Communication - Update to Stakeholders
    October 15, 2014 Joint RHP 17 & RHP 8 Anchor Meeting – Learning Collaborative Activities
    October 21, 2014 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders
    October 24, 2014 October DY3 DSRIP reporting questions due to HHSC
    November 5, 2014 RHP 17 Cohort Group Planning Call
    November 5, 2014 Completed October DY3 DSRIP Reports due to HHSC via online reporting system
    November 11, 2014  RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders
    November 13, 2014 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call: Project Communication Plans
    November 19, 2014 Anchor/Individual Provider Conference Calls and Meetings to Provide Technical
    Assistance for DY4‐5 Change Request Feedback
    November 20, 2014 RHP 17 Midpoint Assessment Anchor Entrance Conference
    November 20, 2014 Myers & Stauffer begins Midpoint Assessment 
    November 26, 2014 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders
    December 4, 2014 Cohort Group Kick-off meetings held
    December 5, 2014 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders
    December 5, 2014 HHSC provides DY4-5 Plan Mod Feedback to Anchors
    December 9, 2014 DY4-5 Change Request feedback reply due to HHSC from Anchor
    December 9, 2014 Anchor/Individual Provider Conference Calls and Meetings to Provide Technical
    Assistance for October DY3 Reporting Feedback/NMI period
    December 10, 2014 RHP 17 Participation in RHP 3 Learning Collaborative Event (5 RHP 17
    Providers; RHP 17 Anchor assist with Q&A as requested)
    December 11, 2014 Providers responses to Midpoint Assessment questions due to Myers & Stauffer
    December 15, 2014 Annual RHP Report due to HHSC from Anchors
    December 18, 2014 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call: Project Sustainability
    December 18, 2014 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Update to Stakeholders
    December 22, 2014 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders
    December 23, 2014 RHP 17 Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter distributed 
    January 5, 2015 IGT due via TexNet for DSRIP metrics reported in October and approved by HHSC
    January 5, 2015 Updated RHP 17 Contact Information (Section I of Plan) for Key Stakeholders
    gathered/submitted to HHSC (midterm elections and administrative changes)
    January 7, 2015 CMS formally lifts UC Deferral pending ongoing review/collaboration with HHSC
    January 8, 2015 RHP 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call – Project Management
    Software/Tools
    January 9, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Brief Update to Stakeholders
    January 13, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders
    January 15, 2015 DSRIP Provider requests to adjust Cat 3 baselines reported in October due to HHSC
    January 16, 2015 RHP 17 Provider Responses due to HHSC for October Reporting NMI metrics
    January 29, 2015 RHP 17 Care Transitions & Navigation Cohort Development Meeting
    January 30, 2015 HHSC to send DY3 DSRIP payments to all providers
    February 1, 2015 Open DSRIP Project Withdrawal Period begins
    February 3, 2015 RHP 17 Primary Care & Behavioral Health Cohort Group Development Meeting
    February 11, 2015 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call: Collaborating with Community Partners
    February 11, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders
    February 16, 2015 October DY3 Provisional Approval metrics formally approved by HHSC or marked as NMI
    February 18, 2015 RHP 17 Care Transition & Navigation Cohort meeting
    February 18, 2015 RHP 17 Spring 2015 Newsletter Distributed
    February 19, 2015 RHP 17 Participation in RHP 8 Learning Collaborative Event (2 RHP 17
    Providers; RHP 17 Anchor assist as requested) 
    February 25, 2015 Provider responses to Cat 3 baseline approvals DUE to HHSC
    February 25, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    February 27, 2015 Cat 3 Response Due - Missing Survey Admin Forms
    February 27, 2015 RHP 17 Primary Care & Behavioral Health Cohort Group meeting
    March 6, 2015 Provider Responses to Provisionally Approved NMI Requests DUE to HHSC
    March 6, 2015 RHP 17 Participation in Statewide Rural Learning Collaborative Event (4 RHP 17
    Providers and Anchor; event hosted by RHPs 11, 13, 16, 19 at State Capitol) 
    March 9, 2015 HHSC Webinar: DSH/UC Payments & DY4 UC Tool
    March 11, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – DSRIP Updates 
    March 12, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    March 12, 2015 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call: Cybersecurity in Health Care
    March 25, 2015 RHP 17 Biannual Learning Collaborative Event-
    The Cannery/Faith Mission in Brenham [Nutrition & Chronic Disease Mgmt]
    March 27, 2015 RHP 17 Cohort Group – Joint Meeting (Resource Tool/Guide) 
    April 1, 2015 DY4 April Online Reporting Available
    April 2, 2015 Anchor/Individual Provider Conference Calls and Meetings to Provide Technical
    Assistance for April Reporting 
    April 7, 2015 HHSC Webinar: General DY4 Reporting & QPI
    April 7, 2015 HHSC Webinar: Category 3 & Category 4 Reporting
    April 8, 2015 RHP 17 Plan Resubmission: Providers receive narratives
    April 9, 2015 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call: Evidence-Based Programs
    April 15, 2015 Joint RHP 8 & 17 Regional Update Meeting 
    April 20, 2015 RHP 17 Plan Resubmission: Final Narratives due to Anchor Team
    April 21, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    April 29, 2015 RHP 17 Summer 2015 Newsletter distributed 
    April 30, 2015 DY4 April Reporting due to HHSC via the online system
    May 5, 2015 All required UC Affiliations & Certifications due to HHSC
    May 5, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    May 6, 2015 IGT Commitment Forms sent out by HHSC for DY3 Final Payment
    May 6, 2015 RHP 17 Plan Resubmission Open Comment Period 
    May 12, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Brief Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    May 13, 2015 RHP 17 Plan Recertification – In‐person Meeting and Electronic Signatures 
    May 14, 2015 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call: Health Informatics
    May 15, 2015 IGT Commitment Forms due to HHSC for DY3 Final Payment
    May 15, 2015 RHP 17 RHP Plan Resubmission to HHSC & Website Launch (Stakeholder
    Resource Page) 
    May 20, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    May 21, 2015 Cohort Group Meeting
    May 22, 2015 IGT Notifications sent out by HHSC for DY3 Final UC Payment
    May 26, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    June 2, 2015 RHP 17 Participation in Inter‐anchor Meeting (Dallas; Anchor Team assisted
    Anchors from RHPs 2, 3, 6 and 9 with agenda development, as well as
    discussion capture/note taking at meeting) 
    June 4, 2015 IGT Transfers due for Final DY3 UC Payments via the TexNet System
    June 9, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    June 11, 2015 RHP 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call – Cohort Group Updates and
    Evaluating the Transformational Impact of Projects (TIS exercise)
    June 16, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    June 17, 2015 RHP 17 Participation in RHP 3 Learning Collaborative Event (5 RHP 17
    Providers; RHP 17 Anchor assist as requested) 
    June 18, 2015  RHP 17 Cohort Group Meeting
    July 9, 2015 RHP 17 Combined Monthly Learning Collaborative Call/Cohort Group Meeting –
    Waiver Renewal Topics of Interest to RHP 17 & Cohort Group Updates/Resource Tool Review
    July 14, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    July 16, 2015 RHP 17 Cohort Group Meeting
    August 5, 2015 RHP 17 Participation in RHP 8 Learning Collaborative Event (2 RHP 17
    Providers; RHP 17 Anchor assist as requested) 
    August 13, 2015 RHP 17 Monthly Learning Collaborative Call – Compliance Corner: Category 3
    Baseline Monitoring (Provider Sharing)
    August 21, 2015 RHP 17 Monthly Cohort Group Meeting – Introduction to Medicaid Managed
    Care quality initiatives and alignment (Community Health Choice)
    August 25, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    August 27-28, 2015 RHP 17 Participation in Statewide Learning Collaborative Summit in Austin (4
    projects featured – 1 panel speaker, 2 breakout presenters, 1 poster) 
    September 10, 2015 RHP 17 Combined Monthly Learning Collaborative Call/Cohort Group Meeting ‐
    Regional Roundup: Getting Ready for Waiver 2.0 (conference call)
    September 10, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders 
    September 16, 2015 RHP 17 DY4 Second Semi‐Annual Learning Collaborative Event (face‐to‐face) –
    Baylor Scott & White Hospital College Station [Population Health & Health
    Outcomes]
    September 21, 2015 RHP 17 Regional Communication – Regional Update to Stakeholders
    September 30, 2015 Reminders & Participation in HHSC Waiver Renewal Webinar – DSRIP Protocol
    Changes 
  • Demonstration Year 3: October 2013 - September 2014
    October 7, 2013 October Reporting Templates for DSRIP Report #2 released by HHSC
    October 31, 2013 DY2 DSRIP Report #2 due to HHSC; IGT entity change forms due to HHSC; additional documentation for August reporting due to HHSC; New DY3 Prioritized Project List due to HHSC for region
    November 5-6, 2013 Phase 4 Documents posted and Phase 4 webinar hosted by HHSC (plan revision/modifications; review of all milestones & metrics; priority technical corrections)
    November 12, 2013 RHP 17 Phase 4 Provider Meeting
    November 15, 2013 IGT Entity Feedback Forms due to HHSC for October Reports
    November 27, 2013 All Phase 4 documents due to Anchor from Providers
    December 2013 DY4 & DY5 valuation approvals from CMS; Final Phase 1 Approvals of 48 outstanding projects from CMS; updated Category 3 menu and information released by HHSC
    December 6, 2013 ALL Phase 4 Documents and Modification Requests due from Anchors to HHSC
    December 15, 2013 RHP 17 Annual Report due to HHSC from Anchor
    December 16, 2013 All new DY3 projects and documentation due to Anchor from RHP 17 Providers
    December 20, 2013 RHP 17 Plan Submission for fully-developed new DY3 projects due to HHSC
    January 2014 Changes to Category 3 Outcome Measures and Improvement Targets due to HHSC
    January 7, 2014 IGT due for DY2 October DSRIP reports
    January 27, 2014 DY2 October DSRIP payments to Providers
    February 4, 2014 RHP 17 Providers submit Phase 4 responses to HHSC feedback to Anchor Team
    February 6, 2014 RHP 17 Phase 4 regional response submitted to HHSC
    February 12-14, 2014 Feedback on new three-year RHP 17 projects due from HHSC
    February 26-28, 2014 RHP 17 Category 3 regional response due to HHSC
    March 6, 2014 Any new Category 3 Measures and/or Category 3 revisions due from RHP 17 Providers to Anchor Team
    March 10, 2014 RHP 17 Category 3 regional response due to HHSC
    April 25, 2014 Last day to submit HHSC-requested supporting documentation
    April 30, 2014 DY3 DSRIP Report #1 (covering Oct. 1, 2013 thru Mar. 31. 2014) due to HHSC from RHP 17 Providers
    May 6, 2014 HHSC to send email containing DY2 UC payments to all providers
    May 16,  2014 IGT Entity feedback on April reporting due to HHSC (as applicable)
    May 27, 2014 HHSC to send final DY2 UC payment amounts following statewide "haircut"
    May 30, 2014 Last day to enter IGT into TexNet for DY2 Final UC Payment (TexNet settlement date of 6/02/2014)
    June 3, 2014 IGT due date via TexNet for final DY2 UC payment
    June 23, 2014 HHSC approves April reports or requests additional information from providers
    June 27, 2014 DY2 Final UC Payments to Providers
    July 1, 2014 RHP 17 Lunch & Learn Presentation- Six Sigma
    July 9, 2014 IGT due via TexNet for DSRIP metrics reported in April and approved by HHSC
    July 10, 2014 HHSC DY4-5 Plan Modification Webinar
    July 14, 2014 Additional info to support unapproved April metrics due to HHSC from Providers
    July 23, 2014 Requests for DY3 UC Tools due to HHSC Rate Analysis
    July 28, 2014 Confirmation of QPI and Medicaid/ indigent percent due to HHSC
    July 30, 2014 Rate Analysis to begin sending out DY3 UC Tools
    July 31, 2014 DSRIP Payment (April reporting) to Providers
    August 1, 2014 Final date to submit DY4-5 change request questions to HHSC; section I Contact Information Due to HHSC
    August 8, 2014 DY4-5 Plan Modifications due to HHSC from Anchors
    August 12, 2014 RHP 17 second DY3 Face-to-Face LC Event
    September 9-10, 2014 Statewide Annual Learning Collaborative Event in Austin (tentative)
    September 30, 2014 Completed DY3 tools due to HHSC Rate Analysis
  • Demonstration Year 2: October 2012 - September 2013
    October 5, 2012 Pass 1 Electronic Workbooks due to Anchor
    October 8, 2012 Final UC/IGT and DSRIP Projects with IGT commitments due to TAMHSC
    October 15, 2012 Pass 1 Project Narratives and Tables due to Anchor
    October 22-25, 2012 Meetings w/Providers for Technical Assistance with Finalizing DSRIP Projects
    October 26, 2012 Pass 2 Electronic Workbooks due to Anchor
    October 29, 2012 Final draft revisions of Pass 1 project narratives and tables
    October 31, 2012 Sections I-III of the RHP 17 Plan due to HHSC by 10 a.m.
    November 2, 2012 Pass 2 Project Narratives and Tables due to Anchor
    November 5, 2012 All hospital Category 4 Narratives and Tables due to Anchor by noon; final edits on ALL project documents due by 5 p.m.
    November 7-12, 2012 RHP Plan sent out to RHP membership for review/comment and made available for public review/comment
    November 12, 2012 All revisions/comments to the RHP 17 plan submitted to TAMHSC
    November 14, 2012 RHP 17 meeting to sign and certify plan
    November 15-16, 2012 RHP 17 Plan certification completed and plan overnighted to HHSC
    December 3, 2012 Preliminary Guidance released to all regions by HHSC for review/revisions; one-page summaries for all Category 1 and 2 projects requested
    December 13 2012 One-page project summaries due to TAMHSC by 5 p.m.
    December 14, 2012 Providers will begin project revisions based on HHSC guidance, "Common Project Problems"
    December 21, 2012 HHSC to issue formal guidance to RHP 17 Anchor Team after completing technical review of the plan; Anchor Team will disseminate HHSC feedback to project leads
    January 2, 2013 RHP 17 Provider Conference Call held
    January 10-11, 2013 All provider project revisions in response to Common Project Problems and Technical Feedback due to Anchor Team
    January 14-18, 2013 Anchor Team review of provider revisions and incorporation of changes into RHP 17 Plan document
    January 25, 2013 Final revised RHP 17 Plan due and submitted to HHSC
    February 15, 2013 Final revised RHP 17 Plan submitted to CMS by HHSC
    April 4, 2013 Formal RHP 17 Plan approval and feedback letter received from CMS
    May 6, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 1 Coversheets for RHP 17 sent out by HHSC
    May 24, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 1 revisions submitted to HHSC by Anchor
    May 29, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 3 (DY2 metrics) workbooks for RHP 17 sent out by HHSC
    June 12, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 3 (DY2 metrics) revised workbooks submitted to HHSC by Anchor
    June 2013 Phase 2 (QPI data) to be requested by HHSC in late June
    July 1, 2013 RHP 17 project planning for new DY3 projects starts
    August 1, 2013 RHP 17 prioritized list of new DY3 projects due to Anchor
    August 15, 2013 RHP 17 project planning for new DY3 projects complete
    August 30, 2013 First DY2 DSRIP report due to HHSC from Performing Providers
  • Demonstration Year 1: December 2011 - September 2012
    May 3, 2012 Planning Orientation
    May 22 - June 5, 2012 County meetings with IGT entities and health care providers to identify top 3 priorities
    June 7, 2012 Community priorities consolidated and DSRIP selection process outlined
    July 6, 2012 Completed DSRIP Project Proposal Forms due
    July 9, 2012 Proposals are sent via email to IGT entities for review
    July 11, 2012 IGT/Provider Project Review Mtg to discuss projects and allow for questions
    July 16-27, 2012 IGT entities will determine the projects they will support; followup meetings scheduled as requested by IGT entities during this time
    July 27, 2012 Completed DSRIP Project Proposal Forms FOR NEW PROJECT AREAS due
    July 16 - August 10, 2012 TAMHSC writing the plan and working with providers on further development of the selected DSRIP projects
    August 3, 2012 Submission of Project Worksheets and Additional Plan Information due to TAMHSC Anchor Team
    August 7-8, 2012 HHSC RHP Planning Summit in Austin
    August 24, 2012 RHP Hospital Performing Provider Information edits/confirmation due
    August 26, 2012 Edits/Confirmation on all other RHP Performing Provider Information due
    September 7, 2012 Estimated UC and DSRIP IGT Commitments due