All "UC-only" hospitals must comply with the Category 4 and Learning Collaborative requirements set out in Title 1 Part 15 Chapter 354 Subchapter D (relating to Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program). Please note that both certifications are now contained in one workbook
that is attached.
For Category 4 reporting, providers should have received their PPE (Potentially Preventable Events) reports several months ago. If you received and reviewed these reports, please complete all of the yellow fields and select "Yes" in cell D11 of the "Category 4 Certification" tab. Also attached is a list of rural providers
who are exempt from Category 4 reporting, but must still meet the Learning Collaborative requirement. If you are one of these rural facilities, please complete and sign all of the yellow fields in the Category 4 certification tab but select "Yes" in cell D9. Once you have completed the certification, please print the tab, sign, scan and save as a .pdf, and submit to HHSC with the naming convention of TPI_HospitalName_Cat4Cert.
All UC-Only hospitals must comply with the Learning Collaborative requirement, including the small rural hospitals that are exempt from Category 4 reporting requirements. Providers must have attended or viewed a recording of a Learning Collaborative during the DY 4 UC program year,
which was from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015, to meet this requirement. If you attended or viewed a Learning Collaborative during the DY 4 program year, please complete all of the yellow fields in the "Learning Collaborative" tab. Once you have completed the certification, please print the tab, sign, scan and save as a .pdf, and submit to HHSC with the naming convention of TPI_HospitalName_LearnColCert.
All providers need to submit these certifications to the UC Tools mailbox no later than COB, Friday, December 11, 2015
. If you are a DSRIP hospital and have been erroneously deemed a UC-only hospital (see attachment
), please reply to this email and let HHSC know. If you have any questions, please email the UC Tools mailbox at firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas Health and Human Services Commission