In July 2011, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission submitted a proposal for an innovative program to transform and improve the quality of its health system through the Medicaid Section 1115 Waiver. You can view resources on what Texas submitted how they were able to partner with hospital systems below.
- Texas Health and Human Services Commission - Waiver Overview and Background Resources
- Program Brief - Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program
- Proposal - Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program
- Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP) Planning Protocol
In addition to the resources above, you can read about San Antonio's successes in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice (JPHMP) and the Institute of Medicine (Iom):
A Unique Funding Opportunity for Public Health in Texas (JPHMP, Jan/Feb 2015)
Paying for Population Health: A Texas Innovation (IOM, Feb 2014)