MCTAC – Adult BH HCBS State Designated Entities (SDE) – Policy Webinar

Adult BH HCBS State Designated Entity (SDE) Policy Webinar  

Please join MCTAC and State partners from OMH and OASAS for a webinar on the updated SDE policy and guidance aimed at improving access to Adult BH HCBS for HARP and HARP-eligible HIV SNP members not enrolled in Health Homes. This webinar will be held on February 22nd from 3-4 pm and will be recorded for those unable to attend the live presentation.


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. Access the complete guidance here.

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The Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) and the Managed Care Technical Assistance Center of New York (MCTAC) are a training, consultation, and educational resource center serving all behavioral health agencies in New York State.