Presentation for Alameda Health Consortium/CHCN & participating County Organizations
August 21, 2013
9:00am – 12:00pm
Financial Sustainability for FQHCs Integrating Behavioral
Health Care and Primary Care
Presentation will be held at AHC/CHCN Offices, 101 Callan Ave., 1st Floor, San Leandro, CA, 94577
VIRNA LITTLE, PsyD, LCSW-R, SAP
Ms.Little is the Senior Vice President for Psychosocial Services and Community Affairs at the Institute for Family Health. Ms. Little is responsible for the administration and delivery of behavioral health, community and grant funded programs in 26 community health and mental health centers throughout New York City and New York States Hudson Valley Region. Ms. Little has specific expertise with FQHC models for the uninsured and in achieving PCMH recognition for FQHC clinics.
In addition, Ms. Little owns Behavioral Health and Healthcare Consulting, through which she provides consultation to health and mental health organizations nationally and internationally primarily around developing, operationalizing and billing integrated primary care health and mental health services. She is also a member of the University of Washington AIMS Center consulting team providing assistance organizations with the implementation of the IMPACT model of Collaborative Care.
DALE JARVIS, CPA
Dale Jarvis is the founder of Dale Jarvis and Associates LLC, a Seattle-based consulting firm. Mr. Jarvis has extensive experience helping health plans, healthcare providers, and FQHCs redesign their organizations to achieve better health for the populations they serve, better care for individuals, and reduced costs. Mr. Jarvis has worked with the State of California, FQHC centers throughout California, and on FQHC Medi-Cal billing. He has contributed journal publications and is co-author of two books on healthcare system redesign. Mr. Jarvis is a certified public accountant in the State of Washington.
Currently Mr. Jarvis is focusing on healthcare reform to ensure that the needs of persons with mental health and substance use disorders are addressed. This includes working with states, health plans, regional authorities, and at a national level to develop strategies that align the mental health and substance use safety net systems with general healthcare reform efforts.
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