15 -Month 1115 Waiver Extension
HHSC and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have agreed to a 15-month extension of the Texas 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 below for the extension approval letter from CMS and the Standard Terms and Conditions (STCs) for the extension.
RHP 5 Learning Collaborative
Thursday, March 8, 2018
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council
Ken Jones Board Room Building B
301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX 78596
1115 Waiver Extension Approved
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the request to extend Texas' section 1115(a) demonstration project, entitled "Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program" (Project Number 11-W-00278/6). This approval is effective from January 1, 2018 through September 30, 2022, unless otherwise specified.