To receive its DY6A anchor payment, an anchor must comply with
the requirements in this section.
(1) An anchor must submit a DY6A learning collaborative
plan in accordance with the PFM Protocol, if it is the anchor of a
Tier 1, 2, or 3 region or it is the anchor of a Tier 4 region that
wishes to receive the enhanced allocation.
(A) The DY6A learning collaborative plan, at a minimum,
must include an annual regional learning collaborative. The learning
collaborative must include a focus on DSRIP integration into Medicaid
managed care, value-based purchasing, alternative payment models,
or sustainability strategies for low-income uninsured. The anchor
could also meet this requirement through a workgroup that would be
in addition to the annual regional learning collaborative.
(B) Two or more regions may work together to submit
a cross-regional DY6A learning collaborative plan.
(2) An anchor must conduct an extension stakeholder
engagement forum to promote collaboration in the next phase of the
waiver and community goals. The feedback from this forum should be
used to inform the learning collaborative plan for DY6B and beyond.
The anchor must post a copy of the updated RHP plan on the RHP's website
prior to the extension stakeholder engagement forum.
(3) An anchor must submit the following information
in accordance with the PFM Protocol:
(A) the region's community needs assessment that was
submitted with the original RHP plan in 2012 that has been updated
as appropriate to reflect major changes, including changes to the
(B) a description of the process used to update the
region's community needs assessment, including the process used to
obtain stakeholder feedback; and
(C) the RHP plan that was submitted in 2012 that has
been updated for DY6B onward. This updated RHP plan will include next
steps for DSRIP projects as agreed upon by HHSC and CMS that would
occur beginning in DY6B.
(4) An anchor must submit documentation in accordance
with the PFM Protocol that demonstrates that the anchor implemented
the DY6A learning collaborative plan and conducted an extension stakeholder