Provider Alert! Uniform Hospital Rate Increase Program (UHRIP)

Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Uniform Hospital Rate Increase Program (UHRIP)

Attn: STAR HOSPITAL SERVICES

RE: Uniform Hospital Rate Increase Program (UHRIP)

Dear Provider,

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to implement the Uniform Hospital Rate Increase Program (UHRIP) for hospital services effective March 1, 2018 for Harris and Jefferson Service Delivery Areas (SDAs).  State-owned hospitals and institutions for mental diseases are excluded from the program.

Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) will be sending a Letter of Agreement to all eligible hospitals that will outline the program and its administration.  Please be sure to sign this Letter of Agreement and return to TCHP immediately in order to have the rate applied upon program initiation.

Please contact TCHP Provider Relations at 832-828-1008 during the hours of 8am – 5pm Monday thru Friday regarding this matter if you should have further questions.

Thank you for your continued partnership in caring for the needs of our members.

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