MHEP: Sept 18 Free Event Looking at Peer-run Services & Managed Care

NYAPRS Note: We’d like to encourage peer-run services proponents from across New York to attend the Mental Health Empowerment Project’s timely one day event that will ‘contemplate a new relationship’ between peer-run services and managed care organizations.

The event falls on the day before NYAPRS’ Annual Conference (September 19-21) and will be held at the same site, the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson. NYAPRS will be offering a discounted rate for those wishing to stay over at the hotel for the evening of the 18th in order to attend the NYAPRS Conference. See below for details.

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CONTEMPLATING A NEW RELATIONSHIP:

"PEER-RUN" SERVICES & MANAGED CARE 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2012

9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Hudson Valley Resort & Spa

 

 

Do you work in a "peer run" program?

Do you wonder if managed care contracts would be a good fit for your organization?

If you answered yes to these questions, this event is for you!

 

  

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY: ANN RIDER, CEO,  RECOVERY EMPOWERMENT NETWORK, INC,ARIZONA

 

This is a FREE day that will explore the issues related to “peer-run” services and managed care by:

·       Exploring the pros and cons of working within a managed care network

·        Offering participants an explanation of how managed care works;

·        Hearing about the types of “peer-run” programs that might be attractive to managed care companies;

·        Meeting with representatives of regional “Behavioral Health Organizations” (BHOs) - hearing their ideas & projects related to “peer-run” services and offering feedback.To register for this FREE day, call or email Pam @ 518/434-1393 or mhepinc@aol.com (lunch and post-reception included)


To make overnight arrangements, you must call the hotel directly at 845/626-8888. Discounted rates are available for those attending this event and staying for the entire NYAPRS conference. 10% off the NYAPRS three night, four day package! Email Mary McLaughlin at mary@nyaprs.org if you are interested.