Around the House: medicaid

Part of the vegetable garden at Fountain House BronxLast night I attended the one-year anniversary celebration of Fountain House Bronx, and it was a lovely affair. The atmosphere was celebratory, the speeches were inspiring, and the food was wonderful, but my favorite moment came after most of the...
Dr. Owens facilitates a panel on the dynamics of integrated health care.On June 5 and 6 Fountain House was the host for a Symposium on the subject of integrated health care: the system of coordinated medical, psychiatric and rehabilitation services as exemplified by Fountain House’s...
Senator Tom Duane addresses the Fountian House community.Alan Miller and Maria BronkemaAdvocacy Committee, Fountain House On August 31st, State Senator Thomas K. Duane visited Fountain House to address recent budget cuts and answer questions from our community. He represents our 29th State...
Kenneth DudekPresident, Fountain House All over the country, programs like Fountain House face a serious funding crisis, as state governments dramatically slash these organizations’ budget lines. Medicaid dollars are being reduced nationally, and many community mental health programs are...
Elliott Madison wisconsin-protest.jpgHorticulture Unit, Fountain House Overlooked within Wisconsin’s controversial “Budget Repair Bill” is a disturbing provision that would silence the voices of 90,000 adults with Serious Mental Illness from providing any input on severe cuts to,...
Kenneth J. Dudek President, Fountain House New York State is completely revamping its Medicaid system, especially for people with serious mental illness. Data provided by the State Office of Mental Health demonstrates that people with serious mental illness incur a large proportion of Medicaid...
The green Door in Washigton, D.C.Kenneth J. DudekPresident, Fountain House Recently, the Green Door Clubhouse, a Fountain House model program in Washington, D.C., announced its closing. Named for the distinctive front doors of our building, the Green Door helped people living with mental...

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