On January 5, 2016, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved New Hampshire's Medicaid waiver application for a project intended to develop a sustainable integrated behavioral and physical health care delivery system. The waiver provides for up to $30 million in annual funding for each year of the five-year demonstration period, which runs through December 31, 2020. Through the demonstration, “Building Capacity for Transformation,” the state plans to partner with regionally-based Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) that are coalitions of behavioral health and other health care and community provider organizations working collaboratively. A key goal . . .
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