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Medicaid Transformation Waiver

HHSC has received federal approval of a waiver that allows the state to expand Medicaid managed care while preserving hospital funding, provides incentive payments for health care improvements and directs more funding to hospitals that serve large numbers of uninsured patients.

Recent Updates:

  • HHSC sent a letter to CMS to facilitate discussions on the longer term extension of the Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Waiver.  Please see the Waiver Renewal page for the letter and more information. (8/23/16)
  • HHSC has posted information on the August 30-31, 2016 Statewide Learning Collaborative Summit, including the livestream link and agenda, on the Dates and Deadlines page.  Additional information, including presentations, will be added as soon as it is available.  (8/17/16)
  • The Category 3 DY6 Alternate Achievement Request template has been posted on the Tools and Guidelines for Regional Healthcare Partnership Participants page. (8/17/16)
  • The final 2015 Annual Report for the Texas 1115 Waiver has been posted on the Waiver Overview and Background Resources page. This report covers Demonstration Year 4. (8/17/16)

Waiver Overview and Background Resources

Waiver Renewal

Waiver Rules and Workgroups

Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP) Plans

Tools and Guidelines for Regional Healthcare Partnership Participants

Dates and Deadlines

Recorded Webinars/Conference Calls

Comments and Questions