Balancing Incentive Program
Federal law established the Balancing Incentive Program (BIP) which increases the Federal Matching Assistance Percentage to participating states through September 2015 in exchange for states making certain structural reforms to increase access to Medicaid community based long-term services and supports (LTSS).
Texas 1115 Transformation Waiver
HHSC has received federal approval of a waiver that allows the state to expand Medicaid managed care while preserving hospital funding, provides incentive payments for health care improvements and directs more funding to hospitals that serve large numbers of uninsured patients.
Texas Medicaid Program - "The Pink Book" (Ninth Edition, January 2013)
"Texas Medicaid and CHIP in Perspective" provides basic information on the structure and operations of the Texas Medicaid/CHIP programs.