At the 2023 Minnesota State of Reform Health Policy Conference, two leaders of certified community behavioral health clinics (CCBHCs) provided updates on the effectiveness of the CCBHC program.  In 2014, Congress passed the Excellence in Mental Health Act, which created the CCBHC model. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) piloted the program … Read more

Fourfront Contributor providers are collaborating to develop innovative approaches for improving access to behavioral healthcare in Washington.     Fourfront Contributor features four of the state’s largest community healthcare providers who advocate for policies and initiatives to improve healthcare outcomes for low-income populations. It includes Comprehensive Healthcare, Frontier Behavioral Health, Compass Health, and Sound. Dr. … Read more

In this month’s newsletter we feature two new RFPs out of the Maryland Department of Health, a video interview with HFAM CEO & President Joe DeMattos, and a conversation on efforts to improve the implementation of Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers in the state. Thank you for reading! Emily Boerger State of Reform   1. … Read more