State Designated Entity and BH HCBS Quality/Infrastructure Funds: Increasing Access & Utilization for Adult BH HCBS - Long Island

When: Wednesday, March 28 - 1:30 PM

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Melville Marriott Long Island, Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY, USA

Event Details:

MCTAC and State partners from OMH and OASAS held a series of in person training events on statewide policies and initiatives that will increase access to and utilization of Adult BH HCBS. 

Target audience: representatives from Health and Recovery Plans (HARP) and HIV Special Needs Plans (SNP); adult BH HCBS providers; behavioral health providers and Health Home care management agencies

Policy overview: Effective April 1, 2018, in accordance with Appendix T of the Medicaid Managed Care/Family Health Plus/HIV SNP/Health and Recovery Plan Model Contract (Model Contract), HARPs and HIV SNPs will contract directly with State Designated Entities (SDEs) for the purposes of performing Adult BH HCBS assessment, referral, and HCBS Plan of Care development for HARP members that are not currently enrolled in a Health Home.