Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) can be delivered to children who present behavioral challenges at home and in school in all 50 states, funded 100% by Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) mandate. BHRS can be available regardless of family income.
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The Medicaid-Education Connection: Presentation at the CSMHS Conference in Albuquerque, 2010 (52 min program, download requires 5-8 mins)
The Issachar Project was inaugurated in Phoenix, Arizona on February 21, 2009 when Steven Kossor addressed a group of about 70 people in a meeting sponsored by the Phoenix chapter of the Autism Society of America who had gathered to learn more about the opportunities that exist within the Medicaid system to fund behavioral treatment for children with Autism and other disorders using the EPSDT funding mandate. This presentation was highly praised and explains the treatment model created by Mr. Kossor and how it could be applied in Arizona and other states. Mr. Kossor is available to present this information, customized for any state in the USA. Click here to view a short sample of the Audience Q & Aabout the Issachar Project
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have completed an initial analysis of over 300 “Treatment Plans that Worked” between 2002 and 2007, finding strong support for a link between the implementation of these Plans and improvements in child behavior. Without a Control Group, it is not possible to claim that these Plans caused the improvements in child behavior that were documented, but the data is remarkable nonetheless and clearly calls for further research on the effectiveness of the IBC model for Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) that we have developed… Read more…