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.

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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REGISTER FOR THE NHPA ANNUAL MEETING AND "NAVIGATING MEDICAID" TRAINING

July 19, 2018
Mill Falls at the Lake, Church Landing -Winnepesaukee Ballroom

9:30 - 12:30 Annual Meeting
12:30 - 4:00 "Navigation Medicaid Changes for Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery" Training

The re-authorization of Medicaid Expansion ensured that 50,000 NH residents would maintain health coverage. However, the legislation does not simply continue the current program. Instead, it creates the Granite Advantage Health Care Program, which has many practical differences for providers and for patients. Hear from healthcare attorneys about the move from the Premium Assistance Program to Managed Care Organizations and the implementation of community engagement or work requirements will affect patients and service providers alike.

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