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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 has posted a survey link on the Waiver Renewal page to get stakeholder feedback on the document "Waiver Renewal - Discussion of Key DSRIP Issues," which is also posted on the Waiver Renewal page.  (5/20/15)
  • The Category 1 & 2 workbooks have been updated and now include both 4-year and 3-year projects.  The workbooks are posted on the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP) Plans page. (5/15/15)
  • HHSC has started a new page for stakeholder updates related to Waiver Renewal. Information on waiver renewal planning, including opportunities for stakeholder input, will be added as it becomes available. (5/12/15)
  • HHSC has posted updated information on the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP) Plans page to include the most current information related to RHP projects. (5/12/15)
  • HHSC has posted the Transition Plan for Funding Pools required by the waiver's terms and conditions. The plan was submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and can be found on the Waiver Overview and Background Resources page under Background Resources. (5/8/15)
  • HHSC has updated the Key Waiver Dates and posted a new DSRIP Statewide Events Calendar with regional learning collaboratives and other events on the Dates and Deadlines page. (5/8/15) 

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