Meredith Ray-LaBatt

Guidance for OMH Licensed Funded Housing Providers in Upstate Counties during COVID 19 State of Emergency

This webinar was facilitated by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) on March 31st, 2020 to educate and connect with OMH licensed and/or funded housing providers in upstate counties (other than those providers in NYC, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester counties), regarding new OMH guidance documents and operational best practices related to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. 

Guidance for OMH Licensed Funded Housing Providers in Downstate Counties during COVID 19 State of Emergency

This webinar was facilitated by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) on March 30th, 2020 to educate and connect with OMH licensed and/or funded housing providers in Downstate Counties (Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester) other than those providers in New York City, regarding new OMH guidance documents and operational best practices related to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. 

Guidance for OMH Licensed Funded Housing Providers in NYC during COVID 19 State of Emergency

This webinar was facilitated by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) on March 30th, 2020 to educate and connect with OMH licensed and/or funded housing providers in New York City, regarding new OMH guidance documents and operational best practices related to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. 

Questions submitted (specific to the webinar) will be addressed via an updated FAQ document, which will be posted to the OMH Guidance website here: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/.

Preparing for Managed Care for Youth Peer Support and Training (YPST) Providers

This webinar provided a service overview, discussed managed care billing and contracting, and reviewed medical necessity/UM, referrals, and recommendations for Youth Peer Support and Training. 

The goal of this webinar was to provide reminders of key readiness efforts that should already be underway for the Jan 1st 2020 YPST transition to Managed Care.

The webinar also included a few case examples of YPST and provided opportunity for Q&A regarding preparing for Managed Care.

Children's Health and Behavioral Health System Transformation in NYS: Presentation for Children and Families

NYS recorded a webinar on the Children’s Medicaid System Transformation in NYS in order to present this information to children and families. 

This webinar provided an opportunity for children and families to learn about changes happening to the Children’s Medicaid System and what that means for them, including additional opportunities coming their way.

The content mirrors what was presented during the June In-Person Discussions with Children and Families.

Target Audience: Children and Families effected by the Medicaid System Transformation

Family Peer Support Service (FPSS) Preparing for Managed Care

This webinar focused on managed care billing and contracting as well as medical necessity, referrals, and recommendations for Family Peer Support Services. Also included a few case examples of FPSS.

The goal of this webinar was to provide reminders of key readiness efforts that should already be underway for the July 1st 2019 FPSS transition to Managed Care.

Target Audience: Providers, serving individuals under 21, who are designated to provide or plan to provide Family Peer Support Services. 

Children's HCBS Planning and Plan of Care Development

This webinar reviewed person-centered care planning and the creation of a Plan of Care for the consolidated Children’s Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver. Presenters discussed the steps needed to engage families and briefly reviewed the children’s HCBS workflow. This webinar also covered the various target populations, how/when to determine which HCBS will be most effective for the child, and making appropriate referrals.  

Target Audience:  Children’s Health Home Care Management Agencies, C-YES

NYS Children's Medicaid System Transformation: A Discussion with Children and Families

NYS hosted an event on the Children’s Medicaid System Transformation for Children and Families. 

This webinar provided an opportunity for children and families to learn about changes happening to the Children’s Medicaid System and what that means for them, including additional opportunities coming their way.

Target Audience: New York State (NYS) invites Children and Families enrolled in the following Medicaid waiver programs 
     
      NYS Agency                              Waiver

Children's Aligned HCBS Series Webinar 4: FPSS, YPST, and CI as Interim HCBS

This webinar series reviews in detail the Children's Aligned Home and Community Based Service array. 

Each webinar focuses on a distinct group of children's Home and Community Based Services and will include service descriptions, eligibility, and general business rules (such as qualifications, limitations, etc.).

Webinar #4 Covered: Family Peer Support Services, Youth Peer Support and Training & Crisis Intervention as Interim HCBS.

Children's Aligned HCBS Series Webinar 2: Prevocational Employment and Supported Employment

This webinar series reviews in detail the Children's Aligned Home and Community Based Service array. 

Each webinar focuses on a distinct group of children's Home and Community Based Services and will include service descriptions, eligibility, and general business rules (such as qualifications, limitations, etc.).

Webinar #2 Covered: Prevocational Services & Supported Employment

Target Audience: Providers, serving individuals under 21, who are designated to provide or plan to provide Aligned HCBS. 

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