This brief offers strategies for PCAs and BHSAs to engage state legislators by navigating political dynamics, building champions, and engaging consumers. The insights are drawn from discussions that took place during a session on legislative engagement at the Delta Center Convening held in New Mexico.
This graphic novel comes from the Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs, a Delta Center alumnus, and offers a consumer’s perspective on the Rapid Engagement approach to behavioral health.
This toolkit from Bailit Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health & Value Strategies program details approaches states are taking through their Medicaid managed care (MMC) programs to address health-related social needs. Featuring profiles from 16 states, the toolkit is intended to be used by states to develop managed care procurements or update and operationalize key contract provisions.
This resource comes from one of the sessions at the Delta Center September 2022 convening. The presentation covers partnering with managed care plans in 2022, including tips on navigating the process and using managed care to promote health equity.
This New Mexico convening takeaway outlines a comprehensive framework for understanding the various domains used in social health integration by organizations addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). The overview of the framework is followed by a list of resources for grantees to learn more about the different Health Care System Activities.
The Delta Center hosted a virtual site visit for grantees in partnership with Oklahoma Primary Care Association (OKPCA) and Oklahoma Behavioral Health Association (OBHA), The site visit aimed to showcase collaboration across primary care and behavioral health at state and clinical levels, featuring the OKPCA, OBHA, and patients and providers from federally qualified health centers and community behavioral health organizations, including Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics .
The Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs led a multi-stakeholder planning process and engaging people with lived experience to design and launch a Rapid Engagement pilot in Oregon. Rapid Engagement is a system transformation project designed to remove barriers to access outpatient behavioral health services using a trauma-informed and person-centered approach.
Richard Edley, President and CEO of Pennsylvania’s Behavioral Health State Association RCPA, shares his insights into why value-based purchasing is so important, prior success within Pennsylvania, and concerns for the behavioral heath provider community moving forward.