SAE CAREs Podcast: A New York State Provider’s Transition to HCBS

For our newest SAE CAREs (Clinical and Research Experts) Podcast, Thomas Cruz of SAE & Associates talks about Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) with SAE’s HCBS Consulting Services tandem of Dr. Loan Mai (Director of Population Based Health Management at SAE) and Amanda Estrine (Director of Finance at SAE).

During today’s podcast, they discuss the following: 

  • the significance of the provider-patient relationship in HCBS for highly effective patient-centered care;
  • the implications of the State’s transition to HCBS for providers, both financially and clinically, and how the two go hand-in-hand;
  • how NYS behavioral health providers can not only survive, but thrive in the new landscape; and
  • how SAE’s approach identifies potential red flags for providers and ensures that their current strengths are maintained throughout the transition.

If you have any questions for anyone on our team, feel free to give us a call at (212)-684-4480, or email Thomas Cruz at with the subject line: “HCBS Podcast Question” to request a conference call with our team to get a better understanding of our HCBS knowledge base. 

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