On April 7, 2016, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced the expansion of state funding to allow seven additional organizations to operate Medicaid behavioral health home (BHH) initiatives. The BHH initiatives will be focused on individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness who are at risk for increased utilization of services, and who live in Atlantic, Cape May, or Monmouth counties. The provider organizations selected include: Cape Counseling, Meridian, Jewish Family Services, CPC Behavioral Healthcare, Easter Seals NJ, Helping Hand Behavioral Health, and Atlanticare.
The expansion will be effective during state fiscal year 2017. The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid . . .