RHP12 September 2019 Regional Learning Collaborative

 The RHP 12 Learning Collaborative was held at the McInturff Conference Center on Monday, September 30, 2019. We had over 92 attendees. Thanks to all for attending.

We had 9 guest speakers who did an outstanding job. Thanks to each of them. You can find links to their presentations and other event documents below:  

·         Bill Eubanks – Senior Vice President and Chief Integration Officer, UMC HealthSystem

o   Improving Health through Technology 

·         Stephanie Stephens – Deputy State Medicaid Director, Texas Human and Human Services


o   Texas Medicaid Priorities 

·         Melissa Matlock – DSRIP Program Manager, Northwest Texas Healthcare System

·         Edna Thelusma – Senior Director, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

o   Urban Hospital & HSC Physician Practice Perspective 

·         Kelsey Haley, RN, BSN – Clinical Informatics, Hemphill County Hospital District

·         Janet Sammann – Patient Care Navigator, Castro County Hospital District

o   Rural Hospital Perspective 

·         Bre’Ann Boyd – Business Support Coordinator, West Texas Centers

o   Behavioral Health Metrics 

·         Bobbye Carter – Director of Crisis Services and Associate Hospital Administrator, StarCare

·         Marle Antu, LDC, LPC-Intern – Behavioral Health Division Director, StarCare

o   DSRIP 2.0 Success, Challenges, & Lessons Learned Perspectives 

Event Materials: 

·         Agenda

·         Speaker Biographies

·         Innovative & Transformative Initiatives in RHP12 

·         Sign In Sheets


For more information, please email Ashley Childers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


RHP 12 Costs and Savings Webinar

We'd like to thank those of you who joined us for the Costs and Savings Tool webinar hosted on Tuesday September 10, 2019.  We recognize that there were a lot of tips and information given out in a short amount of time. So as requested, we are making the webinar slides and recording available to you from the links below:


Costs and Savings Recording

Costs and Savings PowerPoint


Performing Providers with a total valuation of one million dollars or more per DY are required to submit the costs and savings of at least one Category A Core Activity of choice and the forecasted or generated savings of the Core Activity.


The complete recommended tool should be submitted during October DY8 (October 2019)reporting to HHSC in the DSRIP Online Reporting System along with a completed Attachment A: Costs and Savings Narrative Template to fulfill Category A Costs and Savings reporting requirements.


Please feel free to contact our team if you have questions or concerns regarding the Costs and Savings Tool or the Narrative template.


Thank you for your continued work and dedication!!


The Anchor Team

RHP 12's September Regional Learning Collaborative


RHP 12 hosted it’s September Regional Learning Collaborative in Lubbock on September 14th. We were honored to have guest speakers with us from TAVHealth, UMC Physicians, F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health, Texas Council of Community Centers, PHIX Network, and HASA Health Information Exchange.


View the agenda, list of speakers, presentation slides and other documents below:




Speaker biographies


RHP12 Summary of Selected Outcome Measures


Dane: Welcome & Regional Update


Dr. Rubin: Going Beyond Fee-for-Service: Trends Driving Value Based Care


Hinojosa: Value Based Contracting in Action


Dr. Philips: The Telemedicine Wellness, Intervention, Triage and Referral Project


Johnson: Mental Health Hot Topics


Hartmann/Van Oort: Health Information Exchange Discussion


RHP12's Regional Learning Collaborative Event


Registration Is Now Open!

 RHP 12’s September 2018 Learning Collaborative 



Please join us for our Upcoming Regional Learning Collaborative Event, Friday, September 14th in Lubbock. Tentative Agenda as follows:

8:30    Sign in/Continental Breakfast

9:30    Welcome & Overview of the Day

10:00  Going Beyond Fee-for-Service: Trends Driving Value Based Purchasing

11:00  Break

11:15  Value Based Purchasing Contract Models in Action

12:00  Lunch & Speaker – The Telemedicine Wellness, Intervention, Triage and Referral Project

1:30   Mental Health Hot Topics

2:15    Health Information Exchange Discussion 


Register Now

Friday, September 14, 2018

McInturff Conference Center
602 Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79415
For more information: call 806-775-8532 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Overton Hotel & Conference Center


HHSC Approves RHP 12 Plan Update

Happy 4th of July!


HHSC has approved RHP 12’s Plan Update for DY7-8.  We will host a webinar to review the final version of RHP 12’s Plan Update. Details coming soon.


The Final RHP Plan Update tracker, Anchor Template, and Provider Templates comprise the full RHP Plan Update. Below is a link to our region’s final tracker. The tracker and Anchor Template will be posted on the waiver website soon and shared with CMS.


FINAL RHP 12 Plan Update for DY7-8