NYAPRS Note: We must ensure that there is a strong consumer and recipient voice in monitoring the impact of the momentous managed care transition in NYC, which includes turning the coordination of behavioral health services to health plans and the development of health homes.
The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is seeking applications from peers who are interested in being on the Peer/Participant steering group of New York City’s Regional Planning Consortium. See the attached application form and information below to sign up!
Are You Receiving Medicaid Mental Health or Substance Use Services?
Are You a Peer Specialist or a Peer Advocate Working with Medicaid Mental Health or Substance Use Service Participants?
Are you interested in helping to shape the implementation of the transition of Medicaid Mental Health and Substance Use services to Managed Care?
If yes, your voice is needed!
Please see the attached information sheet about joining an NYC Regional Planning Consortium Peer/Participant Steering Group.
The RPC is a mechanism that will be implemented statewide (with some regional variation) to gather community input to help monitor the transition of behavioral health services into Medicaid managed care. Its members are service recipients, peers and other advocates, representatives of local governments, the State offices, various service providers and managed care organizations (MCOs).
The NYC RPC has begun to form a number of steering groups and is in the process of creating one for service recipients.
Attached is an application form for interested individuals!