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10/14/2021 Health Care Industry Voices Concerns Over State's Medicaid Plan Health Care Industry Voices Concerns Over State‚Aos Medicaid Plan By: Medicaid graphic.jpg ShutterstockOregon‚Aos proposed five-year Medicaid plan has lofty goals and concepts. They include expanding members‚Ao access to care, making ... care organizations ‚Ai the entities that insure Medicaid members ‚Ai behavioral health providers and hospitals have weighed in on the initial concepts in Oregon‚Aos proposed five-year Medicaid plan, also called a waiver. In ...
10/13/2021 Ann Tseng, MD, MBA Photo of Ann Tseng, MD, MBA, Ann Tseng, MD, MBAPhoto of Ann Tseng, MD, MBA, NHC's Chief Medical OfficerPORTLAND, Ore. - October 13,Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) announced today its new Chief Medical Officer: Ann Tseng, MD, MBA.NHC is a non-profit community health center that offers medical, dental, family planning/reproductive health and behavioral health services to Medicaid, Medicare and underinsured patients in the Portland metro area."Dr. Tseng joins us at a ...
10/13/2021 Mental health community program works, study says ... a new report by a national nonprofit shows the initiative ‚Ai known by the clunky acronym CCBHC, for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics ‚Ai has allowed outpatient providers to expand programs and benefited clients in ... federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and expanded Medicaid reimbursements ‚Ai has yet to be made permanent. The initiative, which has grown to involve 10 states, was most recently extended through September 2023 ...
10/11/2021 Report: N.J. becoming leader in behavioral health due to CCBHC model New Jersey is becoming a national model for behavioral health care, a recent national report indicated.The creation of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic has transformed mental health and substance use disorder care, according ... began as demonstration sites as part of the original CCBHC Medicaid Demonstration program in 2017.According to the report, the seven original clinics together served more than 20,000 individuals in the most recent year, up ...
10/11/2021 Awardees‚Äô new program to keep Ohio families together ... Medicaid director, for their commitment to bringing coordinated care to children who have complex behavioral health care needs through the introduction and implementation of OhioRISE. OhioRISE‚Aiwhich stands for Resilience through Integrated Systems and Excellence‚Aiset to begin in mid-2022, is a specialized managed care program that will bring family-centered, coordinated care to these multi-system youth after decades‚Ao long efforts to make these improvements. OhioRISE will ...
10/5/2021 Oregon Lawmakers, Health Authority Weigh In On Health Care's Future Oregon Lawmakers, Health Authority Weigh In On Health Care‚Aos Future By: Medicaid puzzle.jpgOregon health care stands at a crossroads.COVID-19 has laid bare inequities and shortcomings in Oregon‚Aos health care and behavioral health systems, including a workforce crisis and public health problems that hit marginalized communities harder than others.Meanwhile, Oregon Health Authority officials are in the midst of preparing the state‚Aos next five-year ...
10/5/2021 Behavioral Health Hospital Employee Arrested for Abusing a Disabled Adult Tweet Behavioral Health Hospital Employee Arrested for Abusing a Disabled Adult TALLAHASSEE, Fla.‚AiAttorney General Ashley Moody‚Aos Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, with the assistance of the Jacksonville Sheriff‚Aos Office, today announced the arrest of a former mental health technician for abusing a disabled adult. Shauney Rashaun Wilson allegedly physically abused and caused injury to a disabled adult while under Wilson‚Aos care and supervision as an inpatient resident ...
9/27/2021 NC Medicaid to Hold Tailored Care Management Training NC Medicaid to Hold Tailored Care Management Training] Tailored Care Management will be the predominant care management model for the Behavioral Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disability (I/DD) Tailored Plan population, which includes individuals with significant behavioral health conditions (including serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbances and severe substance use disorders), I/DD and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Tailored Plan members will obtain care management through one of three approaches ...
9/24/2021 More behavioral health providers need EHRs, MACPAC says Modern Healthcare The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is developing recommendations for Congress on improving health IT adoption among behavioral health providers, according to comments made during the commission's September meeting on Friday. It's exploring whether the federal government could use existing programs to provide states with matching funds if they give behavioral health providers money to adopt electronic health records and related technologies. MACPAC is also looking into whether ...
9/23/2021 PACE-RI invests $10.5M in new East Providence facility, fueling expansion ... Medicaid eligible clients. ‚AuEverybody deserves quality care as they age. This place reflects that.‚Au The new health clinic features eight medical exam rooms, including an airborne infection and isolation room, along with a dental operatory, a lab, and a behavioral health counseling space. The East Providence PACE-RI site also houses a large occupational and physical therapy suite, and an alternative therapy room where participants can receive massage and ...
9/23/2021 Oregon CCOs Prepare To Serve Children's Social And Emotional Needs ... Children‚Aos Social And Emotional Needs By: toddler child kids baby blocks hand preschool toys shutterstock WEB.jpg ShutterstockOregon‚Aos Medicaid providers are preparing for a top-to-bottom look at how well the state ... emotions and form relationships. But the state‚Aos medical and behavioral health system hasn‚Aot always served children‚Aos social and emotional health.If all goes according to plan, Oregon‚Aos coordinated care organizations will ...
9/22/2021 OIG: Most states not doing enough to monitor Medicaid telehealth fraud for behavioral health services | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare Many states don‚Aot monitor for telehealth fraud and fail to evaluate how telehealth has impacted patient access and care, a Department of Health and Human Services watchdog found.The agency‚Aos Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report Tuesday that explored how states are evaluating the use of telehealth to treat behavioral health in Medicaid. While states have increasingly turned to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic, OIG ...
9/21/2021 Oregon awarded nearly $1 million federal grant to begin CAHOOTS-like programs ... federal funds to support expanding community-based mobile crisis intervention services akin to Eugene's CAHOOTS. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is awarding ... connecting people experiencing mental health and substance use crises with behavioral health specialist and critical treatment, according to a CMS news release. [Forecast reductions, unmet goals: Takeaways from update on Eugene's Community Safety Initiative](/story ...
9/17/2021 Hospital execs share vaccination mandate progress in meeting with Biden Becker's Hospital Review ... Medicaid-participating hospitals and in other healthcare settings. "I highlighted the fact that children‚Aos hospitals are currently seeing very high volumes of children with respiratory viruses, COVID-19 and behavioral health issues such as anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation," Ms. Bell told Becker's. "We talked about the impact the pandemic is having on children and the behavioral health challenges they are experiencing as a result of being isolated from ...
9/13/2021 Southern Hospitality, Sweet Tea, and a Bunch of Stooges ... Medicaid system . Matos and his co-conspirators fraudulently submitted over $3.6 million in false and the reimbursement of behavioral health services. (Sounds like he actually needs some behavioral services.) Matos partnered with Reginald Van Reese, Jr., of Raleigh, who was previously convicted of conspiracy in a similar case. (Looks like he didn‚Aot learn his lesson the first time around.) As part of the scheme, Matos and Reese canvassed low ...
9/12/2021 Actuarial Intern - Health - Denver, Houston, Phoenix, Salt Lake City - Spring 2022 - Milliman - Denver, CO ... Behavioral Health, Risk Adjustment, Medicaid, Medicare, Dental, and more. Spring interns have the opportunity to leverage their classroom knowledge by taking part in consulting activities including everything from coordinating client marketing mailings to sitting in on client calls, updating models to developing analyses for internal projects, reviewing and checking the work of others to assisting with research and product development, and perhaps helping out with the occasional office prank. Within ...
9/9/2021 Concert Health delivers mental health care to those missed by the unicorns STAT ... those missed by the unicorns By Mario Aguilar Sept. 9, 2021ReprintsAdobeT he explosion of investor interest in behavioral health startups has minted an expanding list of unicorns focused on helping people access ... the spend in behavioral health that happens in Medicare and Medicaid,‚Au CEO and co-founder Spencer Hutchins told STAT.advertisementWhile there are well-documented challenges in getting mental health care for everyone who ...
9/6/2021 Partners sets virtual introduction sessions for Forsyth, Davie residents ... begin holding in mid-September a series of virtual events to introduce residents of Forsyth and Davie counties of its behavioral health services.The counties are scheduled to complete on Nov. 1 their transition to ... mentioned by Dave Richard, deputy secretary of North Carolina‚Aos Medicaid program.Cabarrus, Stanly and Union counties completed a similar transition on Sept. 1.Partners said the virtual series ‚Auis designed to cover the most ...
9/3/2021 Rogers Behavioral Health gives $1 million for Milwaukee mental health emergency center Rogers Behavioral Health is providing $1 million for the new mental health emergency center being built on Milwaukee‚Aos near north side. Construction for the project, which was also recently awarded $5.7 million in state ... the health systems. Project partners are seeking solutions to improve Medicaid funding to ensure its long-term sustainability ...
9/2/2021 Thousands of nurses and hundreds of doctors needed in New Mexico ... behavioral health providers. They recommend expanding the kinds of care provided at primary care facilities that can be paid for using Medicaid to include behavioral health. To begin to address the staffing shortages, they say lawmakers should boost funding to student loan programs for medical students by $831,000 overall per year, along with an extra $12,000 for each student working to become a mental health provider. If lawmakers can‚Aot ...
9/2/2021 Human Services state budget request is $1.413 billion for fiscal year 2023 | Matched with federal funds will transform the lives of over 1 million New Mexicans Fiscal OverviewAs of August 2021, the Human Services Department provides services and benefits to 1,034,042 New Mexicans through several programs including: the Medicaid Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Child Support Program and several Behavioral Health Services.The department is proposing 14 program expansions and changes that are designed to improve programs and services to New Mexicans, such as extending post-partum ...
8/30/2021 To Avoid Falling Off the Telehealth Cliff, Education Needs to be a Priority ... who may not have received health care otherwise.\n\nEarly in the pandemic, regulators at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) realized that telehealth would play a vital role in the crisis. The ... This is still a significantly higher rate than before. Virtual behavioral health visits, meanwhile, have stayed in the stratosphere with nearly 70% of visits conducted through phone calls or video chats, according to recent data ...
8/27/2021 Centene's Nevada Health Plan Awarded Medicaid Managed Care Contract ... Department of Health and Human Services ‚Ai Health Care Financing and Policy to continue providing managed care services for its Medicaid Managed Care program in both Clark and Washoe Counties. ‚AuCentene is pleased to continue ... than 77,000 members. The Nevada Medicaid program provides physical and behavioral healthcare as well as pharmacy benefits to over 760,000 TANF, SCHIP and Medicaid Expansion beneficiaries. Nevada‚Aos Medicaid managed care program will advance the ...
8/26/2021 Digital mental health apps Ginger, Headspace ink $3B merger: 7 details Becker's Hospital Review ... behavioral health coaching, therapy and psychiatry via smartphone. 5. Ginger is reimbursed as a virtual in-network benefit through fully insured, self-insured and government-funded programs such as Cigna and Medicaid program AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia, according to the news release. 6. Upon completion of the merger, Ginger CEO Russell Glass will become CEO of Headspace Health, and Headspace CEO CeCe Morken will remain chief executive of Headspace ...
8/26/2021 Connections CSP to pay more than $15 million to settle federal lawsuits ... behavioral health care provider in Delaware is set to pay millions to settle federal lawsuits alleging fraud and misuse of controlled substances. Connections CSP has agreed to pay more than $15 million in a federal court settlement. The agreement resolves two suits. The first alleges Connections violated the False Claims Act by billing for mental health services provided by individuals not qualified under federal law, and billing Medicaid with incorrect ...