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NYAPRS Note: Does anyone really understand how healthcare reform isunfolding in New York with the emerging system of HMOs, BHOs and SNPs? How will these new structures operate and what are the implications for behavioral health providers and people who use behavioral health services? Certainly, some answers to these questions will be decided by the State, but much will be based on how local systems of care organize themselves. It's both a confusing and exciting time. To help us bring further clarity to these exciting questions we are pleased to have National consultant Dale Jarvis, CPA delivering this webinar based on a recent policy paper he developed for NYAPRS. Join us as we:

* Understand in plain English how the Medicaid HMO/BHO/SNPs designs will unfold in New York City and upstate;

* Learn about the four generations of managed care in order to assess how prepare for and influence the local managed care design in your community; and

* Explore the concept of a Health Neighborhood and why the development of these neighborhoods is in the critical path of health reform for New Yorkers with behavioral health disorders.


Friday February 7th 2013


"How to Prepare for Healthcare Reform the New York Way"

This is a special NYAPRS Organizational member benefit!

Webinar links will be forwarded after registration and prior to the webinar:

The Agenda for the February 7th, 2013 webinar is as follows:

* Welcome, Review of Day's Agenda: Edye Schwartz

* State Health Home Advocacy/Informational Update: Harvey Rosenthal

* Presentation: "How to Prepare for Healthcare Reform the New York Way"

Dale Jarvis, CPA, Dale Jarvis and Associates LLC. Seattle, Washington

* Questions & Answers

Dale Jarvis is the founder of Dale Jarvis and Associates LLC, a Seattle-based consulting firm. Mr. Jarvis has extensive experience helping health plans and healthcare providers redesign their organizations to achieve better health for the populations they serve, better care for individuals, and reduced costs. He has contributed articles to publications and is a co-author of two books on healthcare system redesign. Mr. Jarvis has been a certified public accountant in the State of Washington and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1982.

Currently Mr. Jarvis is focusing on healthcare reform to help ensure that the needs of persons with mental health and substance use disorders are addressed as reform unfolds. This includes working with states, health plans, regional authorities, and at a national level to develop strategies that align the mental health and substance use safety net systems with general healthcare reform efforts.


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