Today is World Mental Health Day!

On October 10 every year, World Mental Health Day is observed to raise awareness of mental health issues across the globe, as well as highlight mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. The theme selected … Read More

Preventive Pediatric Care Clinical Advisory Group Releases Final Report

The New York State Department of Health just released the final report of the Preventive Pediatric Care Clinical Advisory Group (CAG), a team of experts in children’s healthcare formed under New York State’s First 1000 Days on Medicaid Initiative. The First 1000 Days on Medicaid Initiative … Read More

HRSA Service Area Competition Cycles

In case you missed it, three more cycles for the 2020 grant award year remain with the following due dates: September 30, October 21, and November 18. Service Area Competition announcements are funding opportunities for public and private nonprofit community-based and patient-directed organizations that provide … Read More

A New York Update: CBO Survey Plus OCFS Funding Opportunity

Community-Based Organization Directory and Engagement Survey The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has released a new statewide Community Based Organization (CBO) directory and engagement survey. The survey has been simplified based on feedback from stakeholders and designed to capture information about CBO … Read More

SAE’s Value Proposition Capacity

The Measurement Year 2019 Health and Recovery Plan (HARP) Quality Measure Set was created in collaboration with the Behavioral Health/ HARP Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) and the New York State Value Based Payment Workgroup. This measure set is meant to align with measure sets … Read More

SAE Provides Audit Support for Management and Clinical Compliance

  The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has an active Work Plan for the federal oversight and evaluation of reimbursements, funds and services rendered through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) as well as for other departments and agencies such as: Centers for … Read More

US Progress (or Lack Thereof) with the Parity Law

Last month marked the 10-year anniversary of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA). This law requires that insurers cover mental health and addiction disorders no more restrictively than they cover physical body illnesses, and is designed to ensure that people with … Read More

Let our operational knowledge work for you.

For the past four years, SAE has: functioned as a state-appointed (NYS) Parity compliance monitor overseeing and working with a large Health Plan and its behavioral health vendor to ensure that the Health Plan took the necessary steps to reach a degree of Parity … Read More