Welcome to RHP 9 – Transforming Healthcare Now 

Waiver Information

  • Medicaid 1115 Waiver renewed October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2022. Information on the existing waiver details and transition plans can be found at the Texas Health & Human Services Waiver Renewal.
  •  Click here to reivew the updated RHP 9 Plan for demonstration years DY9-10. 
  • 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
  • 22 providers participating in Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) projects
  • Needs assessment: Gaps in access, behavioral health, and overall care coordination.

Upcoming Events:


To Be Announced



There are currently no upcoming events. Please check back later.






Making a Difference

DY11 Extension of DSRIP
  • The Public Notice of Intent (PNI) has been posted in the 10/15/21 issue of the Texas Register. 
  • The Special Terms and Conditions (STCs), Program Funding and Mechanics (PFM) Protocol and Measure Bundle Protocol (MBP) amendments will be posted next week.
  • HHSC will also hold a webinar on November 3rd at 10:00 AM to present the proposed DY11 PFM and MBP changesPlease register for the webinar here.  
October DY10 Reporting
  • All reporting materials and templates have been posted  to the DSRIP Online Reporting System bulletin board.
  • A recording of the October DY10 Reporting Webinar can be accessed at this link. 
  • Category A: Costs & Savings 
    • HHSC posted an updated Category A Cost and Savings DY10 Round 2 reporting template on 10/6/21 to the DSRIP bulletin board.
      • The updated Costs and Savings template addresses several issues reported by providers.
      • If providers previously downloaded the 9/17 or 10/4 versions and that works for them, providers may continue using that version. Providers may submit either the 9/17, 10/4, or 10/6 version of the template for Costs and Savings reporting (note: providers may not submit the draft template from June).
      • The User Guide for the DY10 Cost and Savings Template did not change and is still available on the bulletin board as well. 
  • Category C 
    • Version 2 of the Category C reporting template was posted on 10/7/21.


This version

1) corrects an issue with a #NAME? error displaying in the correction eligibility and the progress indicator boxes and

2) corrects an issue with previously reported Rate 2 and Rate 3 PY3 data not displaying correctly.

  • Providers who did not have issues with version 1 of the template may continue to use that version.
Providers who have not begun completing the template or encountered these issues should use version 2 of the template
DSRIP Online Reporting System
  • The DSRIP Online Reporting System will be down for maintenance Saturday, October 16, from 5-10 PM. Users that try to access the application during this maintenance window will experience an intermittent connection. 
DSRIP Online Reporting System
  • The DSRIP Online Reporting System will be down for maintenance this evening (Monday, October 4th) from 7-9 pm.
October Reporting
  • Category D: The updated October DY10 Category D Template has been posted to the bulletin board.  Hospital providers reporting on Metric M-7.5 are the only providers affected by the identified issue from the template posted on 9/30. Hospital providers will need to discard their template if downloaded on 9/30 or 10/1 and use the updated template posted to the bulletin board on 10/4.