The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will conduct a public hearing on January 13, 2022, beginning at 2:00 p.m. CST, to review proposed measures and reporting requirements for year 2 of the Texas Incentives for Physicians and Professional Services (TIPPS). Please note that TIPPS program year 1 is pending Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approval. This program year 2 hearing is being held in compliance with TIPPS rule §353.1311.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this hearing will be conducted online only. There is not a physical location for this hearing.
Please register for the January 13, 2022 hearing at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/894256316374159375.
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- Welcome and introductions
- Overview of TIPPS year 2 measures and reporting requirements
- Next steps
Briefing Package. A briefing package describing the proposed SFY2023 metrics will be available for download at https://www.hhs.texas.gov/services/health/medicaid-chip/provider-information/medicaid-chip-directed-payment-programs/texas-incentives-physicians-professional-services-tipps-program or may be requested by sending an email to DPPQuality@hhs.texas.gov. The briefing package will also be available at the public hearing via the download section of the GoToWebinar.
Written comments regarding the proposed measures and reporting requirements may be submitted instead of, or in addition to, testimony at the public hearing until 11:59 pm on January 31, 2022 through Microsoft Forms.
Comments regarding TIPPS measures and reporting requirements may be submitted at: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Mnf5m7mCm0mxaqk-jr1Ta5h1gUPvPcpOrJhPy88-nYpUQ08xRlQ3NlpCS0dPQVNMOFhZT0FBSTFRWi4u
Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to DPPQuality@hhs.texas.gov.
Persons with disabilities who wish to attend the hearing and require auxiliary aids or services should contact DPPQuality@hhs.texas.gov at least 72 hours before the hearing so appropriate arrangements can be made.