RHP 12 Regional Learning Collaborative Event- September 28, 2017

We want to thank all of you who were able to join us for our Regional Learning Collaborative Event last Thursday, September 28, 2017. We had a great turnout and enjoyed the visit by Executive Commissioner Charles Smith and Senator Charles Perry. We appreciate all of the evaluation forms that were completed. The feedback looks very positive with the majority being satisfied. We will review the details on the evaluation forms and implement improvement ideas for our March 2018 event. 

Below you will find the documents related to the event. 

Agenda 

Attendee Sign in Sheets

Presentations:

Regional Updates- Jeff Dane 

Legislative Update Health Care- Cesar Lopez

Legislative Update on Behavioral Health Policy- Nelson Jarrin 

DY 7-8 CAT C Measure Bundles- Bobbye Hrncirik

  

October DY6 Reporting

October reporting will be here before we know it and we are again offering Reporting Work Sessions for those who are interested. If you have any questions or need additional guidance on the template please contact Jacquee @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 806-761-0530.

We have 2 days available in Amarillo: Thursday October 12th and Friday October 13th

               1 day available in Lubbock: Wednesday, October 11th 

 Amarillo Registration – TTUHSC Amarillo, 1400 South Coulter Street, RM AMHSC 4713, Amarillo

 Lubbock Registration  - Please note new location: UMC BATC IT Training Room, located at 

                                          309 N Slide Road, Lubbock

 

RHP 12 DSRIP in Action- StarCare Specialty, Lubbock, TX-23 Hour Extended Observation Unit and 1115 Clinic 2-RECAP

Regional Healthcare Partnership 12 along with StarCare Specialty in Lubbock, TX hosted a DSRIP in Action event on Friday, August 11, 2017. Hosts for the event were Annette Gary, Associate CEO for Program Operations, Leonard Valderaz, Behavioral Health Director, and Bobby Carter, Acute Behavioral Health Care Director. There were 24 attendees representing 7 different regional provider locations at the event. Other attendees included representatives from Amerigroup and Managed Care Center of Lubbock.

Annette, Bobby, and Leonard shared details on their Psychiatric Crisis Center that offers a 23-hour Extended Observation Unit and a follow up 1115 Clinic.  StarCare Lubbock shared how they manage the need/demand for services related to these projects, how collection of date for both analysis and reporting is performed, the external waiver review process, Quantifiable Patient Impact, Medicaid/Low Income/Uninsured, Category 3 measures, recruitment and retention of nursing staff. 

Following the presentation, everyone enjoyed a networking lunch and a tour of StarCare’s facility.

Agenda

Presentation

Sign-in Sheets 

                    

RHP 12 Regional Learning Collaborative Event-September 2017

The RHP 12 Regional Learning Collaborative Event is scheduled for Thursday, September 28, 2017.  The event will take place in the McInturff Conference Centerin Lubbock, Texas. Below you will find all of the information you need for registration.  

Please REGISTER HERE 

Overton Hotel & Conference Center- They are offering a corporate rate of $135.00 with Standard 2 Queen beds, complimentary self-parking, and a full service restaurant and lounge.

o   You can book online @ “UMC Learning Collaborative” or contact the In House Reservations Department at 806.776.7000.  

o    The deadline for the corporate rate is September 14, 2017 

Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30am. 

For directions to the Event:  Here is a Lubbock Map and a map to the McInturff Conference Center once you arrive on campus. 

       If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 806-761-0531 

DSRIP JUNE DY7-8 WEBINAR

HHSC hosted a webinar on June 21, 2017 to discuss feedback changes to the DRAFT DY7-8 PFM and Categories B & C Measure Bundle Protocol. A link to the recorded webinar is below:

HHSC Hosted Draft DY7-8 Protocol Webinar 6.21.2017

Highlights of the Webinar:

Key Changes to the Program Funding and Mechanics (PFM) Protoco

  •  RHP Plan Update Submission Timeline       
  •  Category Funding Distribution, including the Private Hospital Participation Regional Incentive
  •  Costs and Savings Requirement
  •  Category C Requirements, including the Minimum Point Threshold (MPT)
  •  Remaining Unused Funds
  •  Reporting and Carryforward

Overview of Measure Bundle Protocol 

  • Category A: Core Activities, Alternative Payment Modes, Costs & Savings, Collaborative Activities
  •  Category B: System Definition
  •  Category C: Selection, Valuation, and Eligible Denominator Populations

o   Category C Menu Development

o   Category C Selection Requirements

o   Category C Valuation Requirements

o   Eligible Denominator Population

  •   Category D: Population-Focused Improvements

Estimated Timeline

  • Through July 7, 2017- Gather stakeholder feedback on the draft Measure Bundle Protocol using the survey posted on the waiver website.  HHSC is particularly interested in  feedback on Category D measures
  •  Late July 2017- Submit Measure Bundle Protocol to CMS for approval, including any updates to the PFM based on the Measure Bundle Protocol.
  •  July/August – release of full draft of Category C Compendium of Measure Specifications
  •  August 2017 – DY7-8 proposed rules posted for public comment.
  •  August/September 2017 - Targeted CMS approval of protocols.   
  • January 31, 2018 – Anchors submit RHP Plan Updates.

*All proposals are contingent on the outcome of CMS negotiations.