Wednesday September 14, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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29 Commerce Drive
Bedford, NH 03110-6835

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Molly O'Neil 
Citizens Health Initiative 

Behavioral Health Integration: Making Sense and Moving Forward 

Please join us on September 14, 2016 for the NH Citizens Health Initiative Symposium. The goals for the day are: Making Payment Work, Integrating Behavioral Health into Practice, Putting Patients and Families at the Center of Care, Best Practices for Opiate Prescribing, Privacy and Confidentiality: Risk and Compliance.

If you would like to register additional attendees from your organization, please email Jeanne Ryer at jeanne.ryer@unh.edu.


8:30am – 9:00am


9:00am – 9:15am


9:15am – 10:15am

Putting NH on the Path to Primary Care and Behavioral Health Integration

Alexander Blount, EdD

10:15am – 10:30am


10:30am – 11:15am

Where are we Now –Sustainable Payment for Behavioral Health Integration

Jim Highland, PhD

11:15am – 12:30pm

Behavioral Health and Primary Care Practice: Practical Answers to your Questions from Regional Providers and Payers

Panel Presentation

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Moving NH Forward

Working Lunch Discussion

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Break Out Sessions

Screening and NH’s Opiate Prescribing Guidelines: Guidance for Primary Care and Specialty Practices

Privacy and Confidentiality in Integrated Behavioral Health

Understanding Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Behavioral Health/Primary Care Integration

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Closing Remarks