Value Based Payment Readiness for Behavioral Health Providers
The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) are pleased to jointly announce awards for the NYS Behavioral Health Value Based Payment (BH VBP) Readiness Program. The BH VBP readiness program is anticipated to be a $60 million three-year program.
The funds have been awarded to selected networks of behavioral healthcare providers, called Behavioral Health Care Collaboratives (BHCCs). The BHCCs will use the awards to help prepare behavioral health providers to engage in Value Based Payment arrangements, a financial incentive framework that rewards healthcare providers for improved quality, outcomes, and costs. A main goal is to improve the integration of physical and behavioral health.
Nineteen BHCCs will receive awards. The selected BHCCs will use the funds to enhance quality care through clinical and financial integration and the use of community- based recovery support services. Funds will also allow the BHCC to collect, analyze, and respond to service data to improve behavioral and physical health outcomes.
Please contact VBP Readiness with questions or to provide feedback on the program.
- BHCC Workplan Template
- BHCC Budget Template
- BH VBP Readiness Overview
- BHCC Deliverables
- BBH VBP Readiness FAQs
- BH VBP Readiness Funding Methodology
- DSRIP Region and County Health Planning Data
Application: NYS BH VBP Readiness Program (CLOSED)
NYS VBP Readiness Program Documents