The Greater Houston Behavioral Health Affordable Care Act Initiative (BHACA)
The Greater Houston Behavioral Health Affordable Care Act Initiative (BHACA), a collaborative endeavor of the Network of Behavioral Health Providers (NBHP) and Mental Health America of Greater Houston (MHA), is a multi-faceted initiative providing education, technical assistance, and ongoing support to behavioral health providers in the Greater Houston area on key operational and administrative mandates of the ACA. Specific areas of focus include integrated health care, Medicaid/Medicare credentialing and billing, adoption and implementation of certified electronic health records (EHRs), and outcome-based evaluation. MHA is taking primary responsibility for the integrated health care component of the initiative, and NBHP is primarily responsible for the other three components.
To learn more about the BHACA Initiative, please see our informational flyer.
For information and resources on integrated health care, including handouts and presentations from BHACA integrated health care events, please see MHA's page on Integrated Health Care Information and Resources.
For information and resources on the other components of the BHACA Initiative, including handouts and presentations from BHACA events, please see NBHP's website.