CCBHCs Demonstrate National Model of Integrated Care

Joe Masciandaro, CEO/President at CarePlus, was interviewed by Lilo Stainton from NJ Spotlight for an article about Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) entitled: “Extra Federal Funding Boosts Care for Vulnerable Patients in NJ”:

The new dollars will allow CarePlus NJ, a CCBHC program in Bergen County, to open a new service hub at its Hasbrouck Heights location with the capacity to reach another 750 clients. The fact that the funding is in a grant form, available up front, is particularly helpful for an organization that has seen its state funding shrink significantly in recent years as part of a controversial payment reform, explained Joe Masciandaro, CarePlus president and CEO.

“We’re trying to expand our geographic base,” Masciandaro said. “And this allows us to get ahead of the curve.”

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