Regional Healthcare Partnership 12 along with StarCare Specialty in Lubbock, TX hosted a DSRIP in Action event on Friday, August 11, 2017. Hosts for the event were Annette Gary, Associate CEO for Program Operations, Leonard Valderaz, Behavioral Health Director, and Bobby Carter, Acute Behavioral Health Care Director. There were 24 attendees representing 7 different regional provider locations at the event. Other attendees included representatives from Amerigroup and Managed Care Center of Lubbock.
Annette, Bobby, and Leonard shared details on their Psychiatric Crisis Center that offers a 23-hour Extended Observation Unit and a follow up 1115 Clinic. StarCare Lubbock shared how they manage the need/demand for services related to these projects, how collection of date for both analysis and reporting is performed, the external waiver review process, Quantifiable Patient Impact, Medicaid/Low Income/Uninsured, Category 3 measures, recruitment and retention of nursing staff.
Following the presentation, everyone enjoyed a networking lunch and a tour of StarCare’s facility.