NCACH initiates effort to expand telehealth options in NCW

Looking to expand regional access to telehealth, the NCACH Governing Board has earmarked up to $2 million to support building out regional infrastructure and access to this form of health services for communities in North Central Washington. The NCACH Governing Board authorized the funds during the group’s monthly meeting on April 4.  Plans call for [...]

By |2022-04-08T10:25:23-07:00April 8th, 2022|Board & Staff, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH initiates effort to expand telehealth options in NCW

Building skills and networks in 2022 with our regional recovery coaches

One of the key activities that NCACH is doing throughout 2022 is hosting or co-sponsoring workshops and skills-based trainings to further expand what our network of organizations can do to improve regional health.  Our work together is designed to build capacity and bring value to our partners that can help advance everyone's mutual goals.  In [...]

By |2022-04-04T11:00:30-07:00April 4th, 2022|NCACH News|Comments Off on Building skills and networks in 2022 with our regional recovery coaches

YOU can be part our “Evolving the Behavioral Health System” workgroup this February-June

[UPDATED Feb. 8, 2022] How would you like the behavioral health system throughout North Central Washington to function?  Be part of the “Evolving the Behavioral Health System” workgroup that North Central Accountable Community of Health is hosting during February-June of 2022. While the initial work has now started, you can STILL join us to have [...]

By |2022-02-08T16:14:04-08:00December 23rd, 2021|Events, NCACH News|Comments Off on YOU can be part our “Evolving the Behavioral Health System” workgroup this February-June

Medicaid Transformation Project extended for one additional year in NCW counties & state

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, has approved the state of Washington’s request for a one-year extension to the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP), carrying the work through all of 2022.  The Washington Health Care Authority received the news in mid-December. MTP is [...]

By |2021-12-15T13:29:02-08:00December 15th, 2021|HCA Updates, NCACH News|Comments Off on Medicaid Transformation Project extended for one additional year in NCW counties & state

Behavioral Health Internship Funding – Up to $50,000

North Central Accountable Community of Health seeks to support organizations willing to precept, supervise, or train professionals pursuing careers in behavioral health or having a behavioral health component, who need clinical experience in order to complete their education and certification requirements. Organizations will receive funding, up to $50,000, based on the type of internship offered. [...]

By |2021-10-28T11:26:51-07:00October 5th, 2021|NCACH News|Comments Off on Behavioral Health Internship Funding – Up to $50,000

Harm reduction vending machines coming soon to region

June 22, 2021 – North Central Washington With support from Beacon Health Options and the North Central Accountable Community of Health, two naloxone (commonly distributed as Narcan®) vending machines will be funded and placed in Chelan and Grant counties starting Summer 2021. The goal: reducing opioid overdose deaths in the region. “We’re hearing from individuals [...]

By |2021-06-24T11:41:21-07:00June 22nd, 2021|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Harm reduction vending machines coming soon to region

Now accepting applications for Community Based Care Coordination Solutions

June 7, 2021 – The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from local and regional partners for new or enhanced community based care coordination solutions that break down silos and improve health equity across our North Central region. Community based care coordination is a relational and person‐centered approach that deliberately organizes and [...]

By |2021-06-04T17:17:56-07:00June 7th, 2021|NCACH News, Pathways HUB|Comments Off on Now accepting applications for Community Based Care Coordination Solutions

Advancing whole person health through a recovery lens

Intersection of COVID-19 and Overdose While the world has undoubtedly been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, another epidemic continues to kill Americans: opioid drug overdoses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, overdose deaths have accelerated in the United States since the onset of the pandemic. Over 81,000 overdose deaths occurred in the 12 months [...]

By |2021-05-18T09:43:36-07:00May 18th, 2021|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Advancing whole person health through a recovery lens

NCACH funds regional youth suicide prevention programming for schools

April 7, 2021 – North Central Washington The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) Governing Board approved a total of $456,736 to address youth mental health, resiliency, and suicide prevention across Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties at their April 5 meeting. Using a regional, peer-to-peer, school-based program called Hope Squad, the funding provides [...]

By |2021-04-29T12:17:15-07:00April 7th, 2021|NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH funds regional youth suicide prevention programming for schools

NCACH moves forward with telehealth enhancement proposal

March 30, 2021 -- NCACH has selected two finalists to move forward after releasing a request for proposals for telehealth infrastructure and access planning in January 2021. The selected proposals are from Ingenium Digital Health Advisors and a team from Washington State University (WSU)'s Division of Governmental Studies and Services and College of Nursing. The [...]

By |2021-04-02T13:50:08-07:00April 2nd, 2021|NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH moves forward with telehealth enhancement proposal
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