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Regional Activities and Timeline

Regional Activities

The calendar above shows the DSRIP/General Regional Activities (blue), Uncompensated Care activities (red), and RHP 8 Learning Collaborative events (green).

Regional Timelines

  • Demonstration Year 4: October 2014 - September 2015
    October 1, 2014 HHSC Hosted Webinar: Quantifiable Patient Impact (QPI); 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    October 2, 2014 HHSC Hosted Webinar: Category 3 Baselines; 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    October 6, 2014 HHSC Hosted Webinar: Method of Reporting - October DY3; 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    October 10, 2014 UC Tools are due to HHSC Rate Analysis by 5 p.m.
    October 14, 2014 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    October 24, 2014 Final date to submit technical errors in the reporting templates and questions regarding October DY3 DSRIP reporting to HHSC
    October 27, 2014 HHSC provides DY4 & DY5 plan modification preliminary determination feedback to Anchor and providers (tentative)
    October 31, 2014 Submission of any IGT changes in entities or proportion of IGT among
    entities due to HHSC using the IGT Entity Change Form
    November 3, 2014 HHSC will begin review of the October DY3 reports and supporting documentation.
    November 5, 2014 Behavioral Health and Primary Care Cohort Meeting in Burnet, Texas
    November 5, 2014 Providers submit October DY3 Reports to HHSC by 11:59 p.m. using the DSRIP Online Reporting System. Late submissions will not be accepted.
    November 11, 2014 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    November 14, 2014 Due date for IGT Entities to approve and comment on their affiliated Providers’ DY3 October reported progress on metrics
    Mid-November 2014 Responses to DY4 & DY5 plan modification feedback due to HHSC (tentative)
    December 8, 2014 HHSC and CMS will complete their review and approval of October reports or request additional information (referred to as NMI) regarding the data reported. If additional information is requested, the DSRIP payment related to the milestone/metric will not be included with January DSRIP payments. 
    December 9, 2014 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    January 2, 2015 Tentative due date for IGT transfers to be made via TexNet to cover DSRIP metrics reported 100% complete during the October reporting period and approved by HHSC. Transfers must be completed by 4 p.m. the day before the IGT Settlement Date assigned by HHSC (tentative).
    January 13, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    January 16, 2015 Providers to submit responses to HHSC requests for additional information (NMI requests) on October DY3 reported Category 1-4 milestone/metric achievement and Semi-Annual Reporting requirements.
    January 30, 2015 All DSRIP Providers should receive their incentive payments for approved metrics reported in October 2014. DSRIP Payments for the DY3 October reporting cycle will be distributed to providers beginning January 20th with all payments completed by January 30th (tentative).
    February 10, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    February 13, 2015 HHSC and CMS will approve or deny the additional information (NMI requests) submitted in response to HHSC comments on October DY 3 reported milestone/metric achievement.
    March 10, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    April 14, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    May 12, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    June 9, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    July 14, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    August 11, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    September 8, 2015 RHP 8 Monthly Conference Call, Second Tuesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Demonstration Year 3: October 2013 - September 2014
    October 7, 2013 October Reporting Templates for DSRIP Report #2 released by HHSC
    October 31, 2013 DY2 DSRIP Report #2 due to HHSC; IGT entity change forms due to HHSC; additional documentation for August reporting due to HHSC; New DY3 Prioritized Project List due to HHSC for region
    November 5-6, 2013 Phase 4 Documents posted and Phase 4 webinar hosted by HHSC (plan revision/modifications; review of all milestones & metrics; priority technical corrections)
    November 13, 2013 RHP 8 Phase 4 Provider Meeting
    November 15, 2013 IGT Entity Feedback Forms due to HHSC for October Reports
    November 27, 2013 All Phase 4 documents due to Anchor from Providers
    December 2013 DY4 & DY5 valuation approvals from CMS; Final Phase 1 Approvals of 48 outstanding projects from CMS; updated Category 3 menu and information released by HHSC
    December 6, 2013 All Phase 4 Documents and Modification Requests due from Anchors to HHS
    December 15, 2013 RHP 8 Annual Report due to HHSC from Anchor
    December 16, 2013 All new DY3 projects and documentation due to Anchor from RHP 8 Providers
    December 20, 2013 RHP 8 Plan Submission for fully-developed new DY3 projects due to HHSC
    January 2014 Changes to Category 3 Outcome Measures and Improvement Targets due to HHSC
    January 7, 2014 IGT due for DY2 October DSRIP report
    January 27, 2014 DY2 October DSRIP payments to Providers
    February 4, 2014 RHP 8 Providers submit Phase 4 responses to HHSC feedback to Anchor Team
    February 5, 2014 RHP 8 Phase 4 regional response submitted to HHSC
    February 12-14, 2014 Feedback on new three-year RHP 8 projects due from HHSC
    February 26-28, 2014 RHP 8 Category 3 regional response due to HHSC
    March 6, 2014 Any new Category 3 Measures and/or Category 3 revisions due from RHP 8 Providers to Anchor Team
    March 10, 2014 RHP 8 Category 3 regional response due to HHSC
    April 30, 2014 DY3 DSRIP Report #1 (covering Oct. 1, 2013 thru Mar. 31. 2014) due to HHSC from RHP 8 Providers
    May 6, 2014 HHSC to send email containing DY2 UC payments to Providers
    May 23, 2014 IGT Entity Feedback due to HHSC on DY3 April reporting
    Mid-May, 2014 CMS approves/rejects new, 3-Year projects
    May 27, 2014 HHSC to send final DY2 UC payment amounts following statewide 'haircut'
    June 3, 2014 Last day to enter IGT into TexNet for DY2 Final UC Payment (TexNet settlement date 6/4/14)
    June 23, 2014 HHSC approves April reports or requests additional information from Providers
    July 1, 2014 RHP 8 & RHP 17 Learning Collaborative Event - joint Lunch & Learn Presentation: Six Sigma
    June 27, 2014 DY2 Final UC Payments to providers
    July 9, 2014 IGT due via TexNet for DSRIP metrics reported in April and approved by HHSC (TexNet settlement date 7/10/14)
    July 10, 2014 HHSC hosted webinar: DY 4 & DY 5 Plan Modications Process Webinar at 2:00- 3:30 pm
    July 14, 2014 Additional information to support unapproved April metrics due to HHSC from Providers 
    July 15, 2014 HHSC to complete the Category 3 measure selection process. Providers will have 14 days to respond  to requests for more information. (Estimated)
    July 23, 2014 UC hospitals are required to request a UC application from HHSC Rate Analysis 
    July 23, 2014 Section I contact updates from Providers/IGTs due to Anchor team
    July 30, 2014 HHSC to send out UC Tools 
    July 31, 2014 DSRIP Payment for DY3 April reporting to Providers
    July 31, 2014 Behavioral Health and Primary Care Cohort Kick-Off Meeting at TAMHSC Round Rock
    August 1, 2014 Providers submit DY4 & DY5 plan modifications and technical change requests to Anchor team
    August 1, 2014 Section I contact updates due to HHSC from Anchor
    August 4, 2014 Category 3 feedback due to HHSC from Providers cc Anchor team
    August 8, 2014 Anchor team submits DY4 & DY5 plan modifications and technical change requests to HHSC
    August 14, 2014 Behavioral Health and Primary Care Cohort Meeting in Burnet, Texas
    August 20, 2014 RHP 8 Learning Collaborative event planned at the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce; 1-4 p.m.
    August 26, 2014 HHSC hosted webinar: instructions on completing and submitting the DSH/UC Tool; 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    August 28, 2014 HHSC hosted webinar: DSRIP Risk Adjustment Methodology for Category 3; 1:00- 2:30 pm
    September 3, 2014 Behavioral Health and Primary Care Cohort Meeting in Burnet, Texas
    September 9-10, 2014 Statewide Annual Learning Collaborative Event in Austin (tentative)
    September 23, 2014 RHP 8 & RHP 17 lunch and learn webinar
    September 24, 2014 Behavioral Health and Primary Care Cohort Meeting in Burnet, Texas
  • Demonstration Year 2: October 2012- September 2013
    October 5, 2012 Pass 1 Electronic Workbooks due to TAMHSC
    October 8, 2012 Metric and Milestone Template released (Pass 1 & 2) to Providers
    October 15, 2012 Pass 1 Category 1-3 Narratives due to TAMHSC
    October 19, 2012 Pass 2 Workbooks due to TAMHSC
    October 22, 2012 DHHS funding information due to TAMHS for Pass 2 Participants
    October 25, 2012 TAMHSC to post Sections I-III of RHP Plan for Comment
    October 26, 2012 UC Tools due to HHSC
    October 29, 2012 Comments on the Draft RHP Plan Due to TAMHSC
    October 31, 2012 TAMHSC submits Sections I-III electronically to HHSC
    November 1, 2012 Pass 1 Providers receive proposed revisions to their narratives and milestone & metrics tables (Categories 1-3). DY 1 allocations estimates provided to DSRIP Performing Providers.
    November 2, 2012 Pass 2 providers submit their first draft of their narratives and milestone & metric tables (Categories 1-3)
    November 6, 2012 Pass 1 final narratives and milestones & metrics tables due by noon
    November 8-14, 2012 RHP 8 Plan for Pass 1, including all the sections, will be made available for review and comment by RHP 8 and the general public
    November 9, 2012 Final UC tool due to HHSC along with affiliations and certification documents for governmental entities and hospitals
    November 13, 2012 Performing Providers let TAMHSC know if they have secured IGT for their DY1 allocation
    November 15, 2012 Pass 2 providers return their final narratives and milestones & metrics tables by noon
    November 16 - December 11, 2012 RHP 8 Anchor Team finalizing RHP Plan and preparing plan for signature and certification by region stakeholders
    December 12, 2012 Certification Day
    December 14, 2012 HHSC receives the final RHP 8 Plan
    January 17, 2013 HHSC issued formal guidance/feedback on RHP 8 Plan; Anchor Team disseminated to project leads
    February 15, 2013 Revised RHP 8 Plan submitted to HHSC
    March 1, 2013 Final revised RHP 8 Plan submitted to CMS by HHSC
    April 22, 2013 Formal RHP 8 Plan approval and feedback letter received from CMS
    May 6, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 1 Coversheets for RHP 8 sent out by HHSC
    May 24, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 1 revisions submitted to HHSC by Anchor
    May 29, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 3 (DY2 metrics) workbooks for RHP 17 sent out by HHSC
    June 12, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 3 (DY2 metrics) revised workbooks submitted to HHSC by Anchor
    July 1, 2013 RHP 8 project planning for new DY3 projects starts
    July 3, 2013 August Reporting: Phase 3A (DY2 metrics) revised workbooks submitted to HHSC by Anchor
    July 23, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 2 (QPI data) sent to HHSC by Anchor
    August 1, 2013 RHP 8 prioritized list of new DY3 projects due to Anchor
    August 6, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 1 revisions submitted to CMS by HHSC
    August 15, 2013 RHP 8 project planning for new DY3 projects complete (tentative)
    August 16, 2013 CMS Plan Approval: Phase 2 (QPI data) revisions sent to HHSC by Anchor
    August 30, 2013 First DY2 DSRIP report due to HHSC from Performing Providers
    September 4, 2013 October Reporting: Phase 3B (DY2 metrics) revised workbooks submitted to HHSC by Anchor
  • Demonstration Year 1: December 2011-September 2012
    May 25, 2012 Email sent to Region 8 entities regarding HHSC determination and plans to move forward
    June 5, 2012 Proposed process and timeline sent to Region 8 entities from Anchor Team
    June 6, 2012 Potential IGT entities and Providers are sent local assessment data to identify priority DSRIP project areas prior to 6/14/12 regional meeting
    June 14, 2012 Regional Meeting to discuss DSRIP project areas and proposal submission process
    July 6, 2012 Two-page DSRIP project proposals are due to Anchor Team
    July 9, 2012 Summary of proposed DSRIP projects sent to IGT entities for review
    July 12-27, 2012 IGT entities review proposals, meet with providers (and Anchor as needed for assistance), and determine which projects each IGT entity will support
    August 3, 2012 Projects with metrics due from Providers to Anchor
    August - September 2012 Draft of RHP 8 Plan being developed by Anchor (working with Providers, IGT Entities, and other stakeholders as needed)
Last edited by: glawson 10/21/2014


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