On October 15, 2021 the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services announced that additional funding would be made available under a suppliemental COVID-19 award related to the Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG) for substance use disorder providers.
The objective of the program is to provide further assistance non-profit contracted providers for funding for expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for the announcment letter.
A guidance document was released and can be found by clicking here.
The overall maximum reimbursable amounts are $20,000 for Personal Protective Equipment AND $20,000 for Technology!
The IT Project announced Tech Innovation Week and introduced three vendors with digital recovery applications to assist clients with their recovery through evidence based practices and engagement. The Powerpoint presentations and recorded presentations can be accessed below.
On December 7th 2021, GoMo Health
Contact: Deena Cohen, MPA, CADC, CTTS, WTS, Director, Global Market Development, DCohen@gomohealth.com
On December 8th, 2021, CHESS Health
Contact: Brenda Berry, Regional Director, BBerry@Chess.Health
On December 9th, 2021, Bright Therapeutics/Recovery Path
PowerPoint Presentation Video
Contact: Dr. Jenna Tregarthen, Co-Founder and CEO, Jenna@brighttherapeutics.com
Substance Use Disorder Promoting Interoperability Program (SUDPIP)
The NJ Department of Health, NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, NJ Division of Medical Assitance Services are working together to offer substance use treatment facilities to participate in a milestone based incentive program to adopt an electronic health record system and/or participate in the interoperability programs that will allow for more effective and coordinated care for those being served in these facilities.
Download a copy of the Presentation on the SUD Provider Interoperability Incentive Program
NJPMP Integration Guide - INTEGRATING YOUR HEALTH IT SYSTEM WITH THE NJPMP
Frequently asked Questions: https://njii.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/SUD-PIP-Program-FAQs-FINAL-6-18-19.pdf