The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has proposed changing the public mental health system to deliver mental health services via a regional hub-and-spoke model with enhanced central accountability and oversight. DHHS proposed starting the work in the 2020-21 biennium. Total investment is projected at $23.95 million. The funding would be used to raise Medicaid rates; establish a centralized mental health portal; increase education, prevention, and early intervention efforts; and develop the mental health workforce. The funding would also be used to increase supported housing and transitional services for those leaving or at . . .
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