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About MCTAC Plus (+)

What we do: MCTAC Plus (+) is a group of partners from New York Association Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS), The Coalition for Behavioral Health,  The Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP) and Families Together in New York State (FTNYS) that come together through MCTAC to provide individualized and hands-on training and technical assistance to behavioral health providers throughout NYS on the successful transition to Managed Care Medicaid. This includes topics such as HCBS implementation, the transition to Value Based Payments, and the children’s system transformation just to name a few.

•    Regional forums on topics related to Medicaid Managed Care transition, infrastructure development and HCBS implementation
•    Webinars, videos, on line learning opportunities, learning communities related to the transition to Medicaid Managed Care
•    Monthly newsletters with information on MCTAC resources and updates on our evolving health care system
•    Individual consultation with providers, their administrative and direct care staff
•    Regional workshops and trainings on topics relevant to the transition to Medicaid Managed Care and the implementation of HCBS
•    Short videos that help providers keep up with changes in our health care system

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Agency Training Opportunities 

Upcoming Trainings 

MCTAC+ is pleased to announce regional, half day trainings on value-based payment. There will be separate, dedicated events for 1) direct care practitioners and 2) managers in behavioral health agencies in each region. See below for training descriptions, locations and times.

Value-Based Payment: A Guide for Direct Care Practitioners
Practitioners will be provided with an overview of the basics of value-based payment and explore the expanded role of the direct care practitioner as an essential part of quality, integrated care and improved health outcomes. This training is intended for direct care practitioners and their supervisors.
New York City: Tuesday, May 15th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
Long Island: Wednesday, May 16th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Westchester: Tuesday, May 29th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Albany: Wednesday, May 30th, 10 am - 1 pm 
Syracuse: Tuesday, June 19th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
Rochester: Wednesday, June 20th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
Buffalo: Thursday, June 21st, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Direct Care Practitioners: Register Here 

Value-Based Payment: A Guide for Managers in Behavioral Health
This training will provide an overview of VBP arrangement types and discuss integral aspects of successful implementation of VBP arrangements including using a team approach, how to use data to improve quality, designing staff roles and engagement strategies. This training is intended for managers and supervisors in behavioral health organizations.
New York City: Tuesday, May 15th, 1:30 - 4:30 pm 
Long Island: Wednesday, May 16th, 1:30 - 4:30 pm 
Westchester: Tuesday, May 29th, 1:30 - 4:30 pm 
Albany: Wednesday, May 30th, 2 - 5pm
Syracuse: Tuesday, June 19th, 1:30 - 4:30 pm 
Rochester: Wednesday, June 20th, 1:30 - 4:30 pm 
Buffalo: Thursday, June 21st, 1:30 - 4:30 pm 

Managers: Register Here 

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