|(a) A performer must choose DSRIP projects from the
following categories listed in the RHP Planning Protocol:
(1) "Infrastructure Development" (Category 1) includes
DSRIP projects that lay the foundation for delivery system transformation
through investments in technology, tools, and human resources.
(2) "Program Innovation and Redesign" (Category 2)
includes piloting, testing, and replicating of innovative care models.
(3) "Quality Improvements" (Category 3) requires an
outcome related to Category 1 and Category 2 DSRIP projects.
(4) "Population Focused Improvements" (Category 4)
includes reporting measures across several domains of healthcare and
(b) A DSRIP project selected from the RHP Planning
Protocol must include the associated milestones and metrics as approved
by HHSC and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.