June 30, 2015 Monthly Status Call

The monthly status call that was held on June 30, 2015 is now available.  To access this call or any other past calls click here.  

DSRIP in Action- Medical Arts Hospital, Lamesa, TX

RHP 12 hosted its first “DSRIP in Action” event last Wednesday, June, 17th at Medical Arts Hospital. The team at Medical Arts Hospital showcased their new specialty clinic that provides space for 12 different specialties from urology to cardiology.   In addition the new space has allowed for the expansion of services and the development of a women’s imaging center in Lamesa. 

We want to thank all of you who made it out for the event. The attendance roster is available here if you need it to support metric achievement.

We will host our 2nd DSRIP in Action Event on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 in Childress, Texas. Childress Regional Medical Center will host us and will showcase their palliative care project. Below is a tentative agenda for this event. Please note that it will start an hour later than the Lamesa event. Please click here to register for the event.

10:00 am -10:15 am     Welcome and Introduction

10:15 am -11:00 am     Project Highlight (Palliative Care)

11:00 am -11:30 am     Forum Discussion about Project

11:30 am -12:30 pm     Networking Lunch

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm     Regional DSRIP Discussion (Regionally and across the state)

3-Year Project Change Request

The 3-Year Project Change Request process for DY5 is anticipated to begin on Monday, June 29, 2015.  HHSC will post the relevant materials (companion document, Change Request Form [CRF], etc.) to the Transformation Waiver website on Monday, June 29, and is tentatively planning to hold a webinar to explain the process on Thursday, July 2, at 10:00 am.

Please let us know if you plan to submit a change request and/or would like individual technical assistance with the process. We are here to assist with the process if needed.

Each RHP’s change request submissions will be due to HHSC by Monday, July 27, 2015.

Waiver Renewal

The current Texas 1115 Medicaid Transformation Waiver expires on September 30, 2016.  HHSC is currently working to submit a renewal request to Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) prior to September 30, 2015.  As part of the renewal request process HHSC will be holding public meetings across the state related to the renewal application.  The meeting scheduled in RHP 12 will be on July 24, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and will be held at the Region 16 Education Services Center (5800 Bell St, Amarillo, TX  79109).  In addition to the meeting HHSC will hold a webinar on July 23, 2015 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.  To see other meeting dates, webinar details, or other information HHSC has posted about waiver renewal click here.  

Monthly Status Call Posted

The Monthly Status Call that was held on June 1, 2015 is now available.  The PowerPoint and the recorded call can be accessed by clicking here.  The calls for March 2015 and January 2015 have also been posted.