Register for Thursday Risk Management Webinar for MCTAC Small Business Initiative

NYAPRS Note: The MCTAC Small Business Initiative is pleased to announce a webinar on managing risk this Thursday, December 15 from 12-1pm. The presentation will cover everything from credentialing, insurance, fraud and abuse, quality assurance and standards, and payment issues. These issues are very important for all of us but especially for smaller providers who have little experience billing Medicaid in a managed care environment. There’s still time to register below for this essential presentation. We are so pleased to have Whitney Magee Phelps from the law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP as the presenter. Whitney has years of experience with this topic and will offer lots of helpful information in a way we can all understand.
This presentation is specifically targeted to smaller organizations in New York State with less experience billing Medicaid and Managed Care.

There are so many changes that we are going through as our system shifts that its important to know your risks and develop procedures to minimize them. Join us this Thursday to learn how. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Daniella Labate, Director of Managed Care Readiness Initiatives at if you have any questions. Please click the link below to register now!

Announcing a Risk Management


Managing Risk: Legal and Liability

Issues in a Managed Care Environment

Are you worried about how to manage risk in a Managed Care environment? Not sure how changes in Medicaid will impact your agency?

Please join us for a webinar with Whitney Magee Phelps from Greenberg Traurig on December 15th from12-1pm. We will discuss contractual relationships, legal and liability issues, licensure, training, insurance and indemnification, and fraud and abuse. This webinar is intended for behavioral health agency leadership and management, particularly those with less experience billing Medicaid and/or managed care. A recording of the webinar, along with the slides, will be posted on ctacny.orgfor those who are unable to attend the live presentation.

Register here!

For over the last decade, Whitney Magee Phelps, has focused her practice on state and federal regulatory health careissues, with an emphasis on managed care contracting, antitrust, fraud and abuse issues, health and medical homes, and joint venture arrangements. Her negotiations between and among managed care organizations, federally qualified health centers, IPAs, providers, pharmacy benefit managers and other management vendors include reviewing, drafting and handling all aspects of the negotiation process for both fee-for-service and full risk sharing arrangements. In addition, she has negotiated and drafted highly innovative and complex joint venture arrangements between managed long-term care providers and managed-care organizations. Whitney also has wide-ranging experience representing health care entities before the executive branch to shape health care policy, laws and regulations and to seek regulatory guidance for various joint provider and payer arrangements, such as for pay-for-performance and medical home demonstrations.

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