|(a) An RHP has geographic boundaries as prescribed
(b) An RHP is composed of one anchor and other participants,
which may include IGT entities, performers, and other regional stakeholders.
A single entity may act in multiple roles.
(c) An IGT entity may participate in more than one
RHP contingent upon HHSC approval.
(d) A performer may only participate in the RHP plan
update for the RHP in which it is physically located. If a performer
has physical locations in more than one RHP, the performer may be
assigned to a single "home" RHP of its choosing and participate only
in the RHP plan update for its "home" RHP.
(e) A provider must participate in an RHP, as described
in §354.1717 of this division (relating to Uncompensated Care
(UC) Hospital Requirements), to be eligible to receive a UC pool payment.
However, HHSC along with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
may approve exceptions to this requirement on a case by case basis.