Anchor Call Talking Points

HHSC has provided “Talking Points” from the Anchor Call, held September 14. Please note:

  • Hospitals participating in the waiver will need to indicate “Ownership Type” to align with the UC application. Private entities contracted by hospital districts may need to submit affiliation agreements and certifications with the RHP plan.
  • HHSC anticipates Federal APPROVAL of the Planning Protocol document by September 21st.
  • HHSC anticipates pre-populated Pass 1 electronic workbook to be available on September 21st.
  • HHSC has tentatively scheduled upcoming webinars for September 25 and 26. Details forthcoming
  • HHSC has proposed a new timeline for development, review, and submission of the RHP Plans. The timeline targets submission of Pass 1 by October 31 and Pass 2 by November 30.
  • Updated RHP Planning Protocol Category 1, 2 & 3 DRAFT documents are now available.

Performing Providers are encouraged to review the updated DRAFT documents, continue developing project proposals, and be prepared for quick turnaround deadlines once the final protocols and workbooks are released.


View Regional Meeting from 9/13/12

The meeting in the video begins about 32 minutes into the recording. Please fast forward to there to view the meeting.

ACTION REQUIRED - Request for Information from HHSC

RHP Anchors have been asked to provide HHSC with a list of potential Performing Providers interested in participating in DSRIP that have identified a source of non-federal match AND are one of the following:

  • Hospitals that did not receive a Pass 1 Allocation
  • Local health departments
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Physician Practices affiliated with an academic health science center
  • Physician Practices not affiliated with an academic health science center

If your organization meets these criteria AND you plan on participating, please email the following information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00 pm today, September 17, 2012:

  • Type of Performing Provider (Hospital, Local Health Department, Physician Practice)
  • Performing Provider Name
  • County
  • TPI
  • TIN (if available)

Teleconference Information for 9/13/12 RHP 12 Regional Meeting

If you are unable to attend at one of the locations below you can dial-in for the audio portion only at the following number:

 Dial - 877-336-1829

Access Code - 2206685

On September 13th RHP 12 will host a regional meeting from 2-4pm at the following two locations.

1.      Texas Tech HSC Lubbock, Academic Classroom Building Room 120

2.      Texas Tech HSC Amarillo, School of Pharmacy Building Room 107


This will be a very important meeting for our region. If you are not able to attend please have someone present from your organization. We need to begin the valuation process for our project plans. Methodology and structure will be discussed during this meeting.