Tools and Guidelines for Regional Healthcare Partnership Participants
HHSC continues to work with CMS on finalizing many of the tools below—including the DSRIP menu, RHP Governance, and plan template.
DRAFT – Program Funding and Mechanics Protocol (PDF) – To submit comments on this draft, please use the public comment form.
The following Category 1 and 2 PDF drafts contain edits reflecting Texas changes to what were protocols used by the state of California. The Category 3 and 4 PDF drafts do not reflect edits.
DRAFT – DSRIP Regional Healthcare Partnership Planning Protocol Category 1
DRAFT – DSRIP Regional Healthcare Partnership Planning Protocol Category 2
DRAFT UC Protocol (DOC) – Pending CMS approval
Regional Healthcare Partnership Governance Overview (PDF) – Pending CMS approval.
Regional Healthcare Partnership Principles (PDF)
Anchor list (PDF) (updated 10/30/2012)
Regional Healthcare Partnership map (PDF)
Planning Tools: Each regional healthcare partnership must submit a plan to HHSC by September 1, 2012. The following documents are intended to help with the planning process.
Community Data and Resources for Assessment of Needs (DOC)
Draft of Plan Template (PDF) – HHSC continues to develop the template that all regional healthcare partnerships will be responsible for completing and submitting to HHSC by Sept. 1, 2012.
HITECH Funding Available to Hospitals (DOC)
Emergency and Outpatient Utilization Data for Texas Acute Care Hospitals by County, 2010 (PDF)
Other HHSC Guidelines:
California DSRIP Menu – In 2010, the federal government approved an 1115 waiver in California creating DSRIP on a smaller scale than the Texas plan.