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Behavioral Health Core Provider Redesign Initiative

DBHDD is pleased to announce the launch of the Behavioral Health Core Provider Redesign Initiative. The initiative, which is designed to improve access, quality, efficiencies, and fiscal accountability within the community behavioral health provider network, began readiness and implementation activities May 12, 2014 and will continue to transpire over the course of the FY15 fiscal year. We look forward to interacting with providers through a series of information sharing events and other forms of communication in the near future. Please continue to check our website for future meeting notices, events, and updated information related to this initiative.

Please contact coreproject@dbhdd.ga.gov with any questions.

Policies for community behavioral health provider network

Announcements

Transforming Community Care presentation for Tier 2 and 3 behavioral health providers

Tier 2 & Tier 3 MTM Technical Assistance Resources

Key Components now in effect 

  1. Tiered provider system: Providers formerly known as "core providers" are now categorized in the following way:
        a. Tier 1: Comprehensive community providers (CCP)
        b. Tier 2: Community Medicaid providers (CMP)
        c. Tier 3: Specialty providers
  2. Tier 1 providers will adopt CCP Provider Standards and begin work towards a change in practice, where applicable, in order to achieve compliance with the standards.
  3. Tier 1 providers will develop internal processes to track, monitor and communicate data related to the key performance indicators for the CCP Provider Standards.
  4. DBHDD will begin conversion of the CCP Provider Standards and Key Performance Indicators to Policy Stat.
  5. Tier 1 providers will participate in learning collaboratives facilitated by MTM Consulting that are designed to provide technical assistance to help CCPs comply with the CCP Provider Standards.
  6. Information sessions for providers will be held throughout the month of July, primarily targeting non-community service board organizations. Please register below.