Now Availabe: Recorded OMH Presentation for Consumers on the Impact of Managed Care Changes

Understanding Changes to Medicaid Behavioral Health Care’

Archived New York Consumer Education Forum.

Original air date: June 14, 2016.

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Medicaid is expanding to help people with mental health and substance use disorders (together these are called behavioral health care) get what they need to live, go to school, work and be part of the community. These changes have already happened in New York City in 2015 and recently started on July 1, 2016 for rest of New York State.

How will these changes impact Medicaid recipients?

Get the basics on the changes

� How will these changes impact me?

� What are the new benefits?

� What is a Health and Recovery Plan (HARP)?

� What should a person do if they get a letter about HARP enrollment?