Welcome to RHP 9 – Transforming Healthcare Now

Waiver Information


  • Medicaid 1115 Waiver renewed October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2022. information can be found at the Texas Health & Human Services Waiver Renewal. 
  • Click here to review the updated RHP 9 Plan for demonstration years DY7-8.
  • Aligns with the Triple Aim of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): Improve the experience of care, Improve the health of populations, and Reduce the per capita costs of healthcare without compromising quality.
  • Creation of Regional Healthcare Partnerships (RHP) that support coordinated, efficient delivery of quality care, and a plan for system transformation that is driven by the needs of the community.
  • Provides incentive payments for quality improvement and healthcare delivery system reform

Quick Facts on RHP 9:

  • 3 Counties: Dallas, Denton, & Kaufman
  • 2,530 square miles
  • Population of 3.1 million
  • 40% are low income
  • 23 providers participating in Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) projects
  • Needs assessment: Gaps in access, behavioral health, and overall care coordination.

Upcoming Events:

RHP 9, 10 & 18 are pleased to announce:


Legislative Update Session - A Learning Collaborative Event

Tuesday, November 12, 2019:  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Methodist Dallas Medical Center



Click here to Register



September 2019: 86th Texas Legislative Session Recap
Tuesday, November 12, 2019: 

Legislative Update Session -A Learning Collaborative Event 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Click here to Register






Making a Difference

DY8R2 (October) Reporting
  • The DY8R2 Reporting Webinar will take place on Friday, October 4th from 10 am to 12 pm. To register for the webinar, go to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7784348112560958220.
  • The October DY8 reporting companion document will be available on the DSRIP Online Reporting System around Monday, 9/30/2019.
Category C
  • HHSC is continuing to work with providers to resolve any outstanding baseline/PY1 TA Flags as soon as possible to allow providers to report performance years during October DY8.
  • Providers that have an outstanding baseline TA flag and have not reported PY1 will not be allowed to report PY1 during October DY8R2, which is the last opportunity to report PY1 and earn the associated RM-2 milestone payments.
Statewide Learning Collaborative
  • Thank you to those who helped make the SLC a success!
  • The recording of the plenary sessions is now available and can be found at this link. You may also follow this link to view the slides that were presented at the event.
DSRIP Transition - September Workgroup Sessions
  • HHSC has sent information on the September Workgroup Sessions to Anchors and EWC. Please refer to the attached if you did not receive the email. HHSC plans to host a meeting with Anchors, EWC, and stakeholders who submitted proposals and/or attended the workgroup sessions to summarize the discussions from the workgroup sessions.
Compliance Monitor Update
  • HHSC will be reviewing vendors’ proposals in early September and will communicate about timing of future reviews as this information becomes available.
  • In preparation for the future audits, providers can revisit the guidance from the previous compliance monitor that is available on the bulletin board under the Compliance Monitoring Resources on the DSRIP Online Reporting System.