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.
- HHSC has posted the estimated IGT for DY5 Round 1 (April) reporting on the Tools and Guidelines for Regional Healthcare Partnership Participants page under April DY5 Reporting. (5/12/16)
- HHSC and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have agreed to a 15-month extension of the 1115 Waiver. The agreement will take the program through December 2017 and will maintain its current funding. HHSC and CMS will continue negotiating a longer term extension. Please see the Waiver Renewal page for additional information. (5/2/16)
- The Draft 1115 Waiver Annual Report for Demonstration Year 4 (October 2014 - September 2015) has been submitted to CMS. (2/16/16)