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Mental Health and Addiction Services Advisory Committee

The Mental Health and Addiction Services Advisory Committee includes New Hampshire state senators, state representatives, substance use disorder treatment providers and advocates, mental health providers and advocates, and insurance company representatives. Sign up to receive email updates on the committee.

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Upcoming Meetings:

Mental Health and Addiction Services Advisory Committee meeting:
Tuesday, July 27th 9am-11am
21 South Fruit St. Concord NH room 100 on 1st floor

This meeting is also being offered virtually via Teams or by phone:
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For more information, please contact Sandra Barlow at Sandra.Barlow@ins.nh.gov

Meeting Materials

Reference Materials

Materials Discussed at the October 8, 2020 meeting

Materials Discussed at the January 22, 2018 meeting

04-25-17 Presentation: Anthem Aware Recovery Care

Market Conduct Examinations Focused on Coverage and Claims Handling Practices of the State’s Largest Insurance Carriers for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Services During 2015:

Current Members

Mental Health Providers and Advocates

  • Robert Feder, MD, Psychiatrist, Private Practice (NH Psychiatric Society)
  • Julie Wolter, PsyD, Psychologist, Center for Self Development (NH Psychological Association)
  • Christopher Kozak, Chief Operating Officer, Community Partners/ServiceLink (Community Mental Health Centers)
  • Kenneth Norton, LICSW, Executive Director, NAMI-NH (mental health advocate)

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers and Advocates

  • Shorey Dow, LMHC, Assistant VP of Strategic Quality Optimization, Phoenix House New England (inpatient substance use disorder treatment provider)
  • Courtney Gray Tanner, JD/MSW, Directorof Government Relations, Dartmouth-Hitchcock (hub-and-spoke model provider)
  • Kerran Vigroux, BS, MPH, Executive Director, NH Providers Association (substance use disorder provider advocate)
  • Michele Merritt, JD, Policy Director, New Futures (substance use disorder treatment advocate)
  • Meghan Shea, Families in Transition

Insurance Company/Behavioral Health Review Representatives

  • Richard Lafleur, MD, Medical Director, Anthem New Hampshire
  • Andrea Rancatore, LCMHC, MLADC, Supervisor of Medical Management, New Hampshire Healthy Families
  • Elizabeth Ross, MD, Medical Director for Behavioral Health, Tufts Health Freedom Plan/Tufts Health Plan

Other Members

  • Lucy Hodder, JD, UNH Director of Health Law and Policy Programs
  • Peter Mason, MD, Family Physician (health care provider/NH Medical Society)
  • Jaime Powers, MS, Clinical & Recovery Services Unit Administrator, NH Dept. of Health and Human Services (agency representative)
  • Kristine Stoddard, Esq., NH Director of Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association

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