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.