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.”
Read more here: https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/18/10/10/extra-federal-funding-boosts-care-for-vulnerable-patients/