Welcome to the NH Providers Association

Mission & Vision
The mission of the NH Providers Association is to represent its members in advancing substance use prevention, treatment and recovery through public policy, leadership, professional development, and quality member services.
We envision a New Hampshire with an all encompassing continuum of care that successfully addresses the public health impacts of substance use

Members can take advantage of:

  • Personal login options with individualized member landing pages, so you have the information you need most easily accessible.
  • Upgraded advertising in our membership directory. Use your online membership profile to advertise your programs and services to the public as well as other members.
  • No more email forwarding -Link your employees' accounts to your organization to ensure they stay informed of learning and networking events, grant opportunities, and legislative and association updates. This is the easiest way to ensure your organizational membership has the the most impact and improves your cost-savings.
  • Automated renewal process and online membership renewals. Our membership platform now fully integrates renewals, event registrations, and invoicing. 
  • More robust job listing page and event calendar -Advertise your job listing and make sure you reach the professionals in the behavioral health community, and use our calendar to promote your event or training.
  • A social community forum to help you collaborate with peers and professionals in the behavioral health community.
  • Access to more news and resources that will help you professionally. Have some news or a resource you'd like to share? Get the word out on your updates and initiatives by promoting them on the members' new page.

Not yet a member? You'll still be able to take advantage of:

  • Behavioral health services search through our directory by city, service type, and payment types.
  • Staying connected through our email newsletters and communications.
  • Search for behavioral health career opportunities.
  • And you'll always be a click away from having full access to our array of membership benefits and website by Joining our membership at anytime!

SAMHSA FINALIZES CHANGES TO PART 2 REGULATIONS GOVERNING CONFIDENTIALITY OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT RECORDS

By: Jason D. Gregoire, Esq.,
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, PA

In January 2017, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) made the first major, substantive amendments to 42 C.F.R. part 2 (part 2), the federal regulations governing confidentiality of substance use disorder treatment records, since 1987. The amendments were largely aimed at allowing the exchange of patient identifying information (PII) within clinically integrated networks, accountable care organizations, and health information exchanges. The amendments also clarified the permissible purposes for which a part 2 program may disclose PII to contractors and vendors known as Qualified Service Organizations.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT AND RECOVERY ACCESS WAIVER

Department of Health and Human Services

DHHS is seeking 1115(a) Demonstration Waiver authority to support Medicaid payments for individuals receiving substance use disorder (SUD) services in an Institution for Mental Disease (IMD).  

The Department of Health and Human Services is convening two public hearings to seek public input on a Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Access Section 1115(a) Research and Demonstration Waiver that will enable New Hampshire to provide Medicaid payments for individuals receiving substance use disorder (SUD) services in an Institution for Mental Disease (IMD). The hearings will be held March 6th and 13th, 2018.

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