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Office of Mental Health

Telehealth Services: ECHO, Telepsychiatry, and Teletherapy

The Office of Mental Health (OMH) announces the availability of funds for the procurement of contracted mental health service: ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), telepsychiatry, and teletherapy for skilled nursing facilities (SNF) in New York State that are accepting OMH patients meeting criteria for SNF level of care and are ready for discharge to an SNF. This Request for Proposals (RFP) is intended to address the psychiatric needs of individuals in a SNF through the provision of new Telehealth technologies: ECHO, Telepsychiatry, and Teletherapy to allow for cost-effective & efficient training for SNF practitioners & easy access to the indicated mental health services.



The Skilled Nursing Facility Enhanced Support Program; Telehealth Services: ECHO, Telepsychiatry and Teletherapy RFP is posted on the NYS Contract Reporter.