Las Vegas, NV, September 29, 2021: Behavioral Health Solutions (BHS) hosted a reception with Governor Sisolak addressing the successes of the Behaviorally Complex Care Program (BCCP) implemented for Medicaid recipients in Nevada nursing homes. The event, held September 22nd in Las Vegas, was in conjunction with the annual Nevada Health Care Association’s Fall Convention and drew attendees from nursing facilities state-wide, providers and supporters of Governor Sisolak.
Bill Treese, CEO of BHS initiated a conversation with Governor Sisolak with a presentation of how BHS overcame the challenges of delivering behavioral health care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Outlining the structure and benefits of the BCCP highlighted the importance of this unique funding and care delivery model for Nevada nursing home residents. Governor Sisolak lauded the efforts of Nevada nursing home operators and addressed the growing need for mental health services throughout the state and especially the underserved communities. The Governor then welcomed questions from the attendees. The event was concluded with brief presentations by Johnny Lincoln of Lincoln Dynamic Foundation, an underwriter for the event, and Brett Salmon, CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association.
Behavioral Health Solutions (BHS) is one of the largest remote access mental health provider groups in Nevada providing psychiatry, medication management, neuropsychology and therapy services. BHS serves individuals aged 5 and up across a variety of settings including outpatient, healthcare facilities/clinics, residential communities, and school systems through a comprehensive service line.