NEW MCTAC READINESS TOOL- the P.E.N. Guide to Contracting!

NYAPRS Note: See below for a great new tool from MCTAC for negotiating managed care contracts. This resource will help to guide your agency through P.E.N., the key components of managed care contracting: Preparation, Evaluation, and Negotiation! And while you are at it, search the MCTAC site for other interesting and helpful readiness tools as well as all the archived webinars and face to face trainings that have been held. This website is a great resource for readiness assessment and development of what you need to be successful.

 

 

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Announcing the P.E.N. Guide:

Your Agency’s Cheat Sheet to Managed Care Contracting!

 

 

MCTAC is pleased to introduce the P.E.N. Guide, developed in collaboration with contracting expert Adam Falcone of Feldesman, Tucker, Leifer, & Fidell. This resource will help to guide your agency through P.E.N., the key components of managed care contracting: Preparation, Evaluation, and Negotiation!

 

 

Access the P.E.N. guide here!

 

This resource is part of MCTAC’s continuing efforts to assist behavioral health providers with New York State’s transition to Medicaid Managed care and the contracting

process. The P.E.N. guide will support your agency's efforts whether you have managed care contracting experience or not. For additional information on contracting, please consult mctac.org for an array of resources. 

 

A few suggestions to point you in the right direction...

Need an overview of contracting basics? Check out Adam Falcone’s first engagement with MCTAC in his presentation “Smart Contracting and Negotiating Basics.” 

Curious to learn about the plans’ perspective? How about a non-NYS agency’s experience navigating its state’s managed care transition? You’re in luck – representatives from Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Thresholds gave providers the inside scoop.  

Presentations not enough? Check your contracting approach with a sample exercise, presented as part of the Summer 2015 Contracting Workshop Series.

 

 

Remember: a successful approach and execution

of contracts is integral to an agency’s transition to Medicaid managed care. Take advantage of all the tools available to you and consult the P.E.N. guide today!

 

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Visit MCTAC.org to stay up to date on Managed Care readiness tools, resources, and

announcements. If you have any questions, just get in touch at mctac.info@nyu.edu.