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Sachs Policy Group provides regular briefings on policy developments and funding opportunities of interest to our clients. Below is a sample of recent updates covering state and federal legislation, regulatory changes, and funding opportunities. SPG walks through new threats and opportunities with clients as they arise.

Queens Supportive Housing RFP

January 31, 2018
On January 10th, the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the operation of a 30-bed scattered-site supportive housing (SH) program for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) in Queens. The units are intended to provide residents with affordable, independent housing and access to community resources and ... ... Read More

2018-2019 Executive Budget Proposal

January 30, 2018
On January 16th, Governor Andrew Cuomo released his $168.2 billion Executive Budget proposal for State Fiscal Year 2019. Additional information on important health care-related proposals is provided in the attached summary from Sachs Policy Group. The full Executive Budget proposal is available here. ... Read More

SAMHSA RFP – Treatment of Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

January 26, 2018
On January 8th, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for organizations interested in providing Treatment for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbance, or Co-Occurring Disorders Experiencing Homelessness. Approximately $10.4 million in total annual funding will be available to eligible organizations interested in providing accessible, ... ... Read More

RFP for Assessment Shelter Medical Services

January 26, 2018
On January 8th, the New York City Department of Homeless Services released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a qualified health care provider to provide medical and behavioral health services at the Atlantic Men’s Shelter, a 394-bed assessment shelter for homeless men located in Brooklyn. One awardee will receive about $2.9 million over three years ... ... Read More

BPCI Advanced

January 25, 2018
On January 9th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new voluntary bundled payment model: Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced. The new model will serve as the continuation of the existing BPCI Models 2-4, which are due to expire after September 30, 2018. BPCI Models 2-4 test retrospective bundled payments ... ... Read More