|(a) An Uncompensated Care (UC) hospital must:
(1) attend at least one learning collaborative, stakeholder
forum, or other stakeholder meeting each demonstration year (DY);
(2) report on the hospital Statewide Reporting Measure
Bundle measures required for UC hospitals, as specified in the Measure
Bundle Protocol, for each DY.
(A) If a UC hospital fails to report on the hospital
Category D - Statewide Reporting Measure Bundle measures required
for UC hospitals by the last quarter of the applicable DY, the hospital
forfeits one quarter of its UC payments for that DY.
(B) A UC hospital may request from HHSC a six-month
extension from the end of the DY to report any outstanding hospital
Statewide Reporting Measure Bundle measures required for UC hospitals.
The UC hospital will receive the fourth-quarter UC payment only if
all outstanding required measures are reported within that six-month
(3) A UC hospital is not eligible to receive DSRIP
for Category D - Statewide Reporting Measure Bundle reporting.
(b) Exceptions to the requirements in subsection (a)
of this section may be approved by the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services on a case-by-case basis.