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Listening Session: Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014

Start Date: November 20, 2014
End Date: November 20, 2014
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 12:30–2 p.m. Eastern Time

You're invited to join a listening session regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) implementation of Section 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which creates criteria for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC). States, providers, consumers, and other interested stakeholders can provide public comment on what CMS should consider in developing payment parameters for a Prospective Payment System (PPS) applicable to services delivered by CCBHCs.

Participant Toll-Free, Dial-in Number: 800-837-1935
Conference ID/Passcode: 32048820

Congress passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (H.R. 4302) on April 1, 2014. This legislation includes provisions of the Excellence in Mental Health Act, which increases access to community mental health and substance abuse treatment services while improving Medicaid payment for these services. Section 223 of the statute creates criteria for CCBHCs as entities designed to serve individuals with serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders that provide intensive, person-centered, multidisciplinary, evidence-based screening, assessment, diagnostics, treatment, prevention, and wellness services. This legislation provides for a 2-year, eight-state demonstration in which organizations that meet CCBHC criteria will be eligible for an enhanced payment rate through Medicaid, under a PPS developed by each participating state.

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Webinar Details

Listening Session: Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014

Start Date: November 20, 2014
End Date: November 20, 2014
Location:
Event Details:

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 12:30–2 p.m. Eastern Time

You're invited to join a listening session regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) implementation of Section 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which creates criteria for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC). States, providers, consumers, and other interested stakeholders can provide public comment on what CMS should consider in developing payment parameters for a Prospective Payment System (PPS) applicable to services delivered by CCBHCs.

Participant Toll-Free, Dial-in Number: 800-837-1935
Conference ID/Passcode: 32048820

Congress passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (H.R. 4302) on April 1, 2014. This legislation includes provisions of the Excellence in Mental Health Act, which increases access to community mental health and substance abuse treatment services while improving Medicaid payment for these services. Section 223 of the statute creates criteria for CCBHCs as entities designed to serve individuals with serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders that provide intensive, person-centered, multidisciplinary, evidence-based screening, assessment, diagnostics, treatment, prevention, and wellness services. This legislation provides for a 2-year, eight-state demonstration in which organizations that meet CCBHC criteria will be eligible for an enhanced payment rate through Medicaid, under a PPS developed by each participating state.

Send Your Feedback
You can email comments to: CCBHC-Demonstration@cms.hhs.gov

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) does not endorse or attest to the quality of the content. Questions regarding content, recordings, and additional information should be directed to the host organization and/or presenter.

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