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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Provider Payment and Provider Credentialing Requirements

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Superintendent of Insurance (Superintendent), New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance (OSI), upon the Superintendent’s own motion, and proceeding pursuant to the New Mexico Insurance Code, 1978 NMSA Section 59A-1- 1, et seq. (Insurance Code), proposes to promulgate new rules pertaining to provider payment and provider credentialing, to be codified in the New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) at Section 13.10.28 (PROVIDER PAYMENT AND PROVIDER CREDENTIALING).

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Blueprint: Call to Action

The Southwest Regional Health Equity Council launched the Blueprint: Call to Action on April 7th, 2016. The Blueprint includes a compilation of regional data addressing health outcomes and burdens along with data from select social, behavioral and environmental determinants of health that also affect health equity. The Blueprint presented the top health disparities affecting communities of color, including adult obesity, adult diabetes, heart disease, infant mortality and influenza vaccinations. View the SWRHECs Blueprint: Call to Action to explore current and emerging trends in Region VI. Please click on the Blueprint Press Release and Blueprint for Action to learn more.

The Jerry Lopez and Friends Live at the Lensic CD/DVDs are Now On Sale

Santa Fe's Grammy ballot nominee and 2015 Platinum Achievement Award Winner, Jerry Lopez, returned to Santa Fe to perform at the Lensic Performing Arts Center on Friday, September 25, 2015, to benefit the National Latino Behavioral Health Association Josie T. Romero Scholarship Fund.

The concert was an incredible performance with Jerry and a host of his talented musical friends including Johnny Hernandez, Carlos Reyes, Big Al Anderson, Ricky Valenz, Jenny Sotolongo, and Lenny Lopez.

If you missed this amazing evening, or wish to relive Jerry's performance, the CD and DVD of the concert is now available for purchase.

Jerry Lopez & Friends Live at the Lensic 2015


Proceeds from this CD/DVD help to benefit the NLBHA's Josie Torralba Romero Scholarship Fund and each order will include an additional $6 shipping & handling fee.

A New Collaboration to Reduce Racial/Ethnic Mental Health Disparities

The Disparities Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital is pleased to announce its collaboration with Goshen College, The Transformation Center, and the National Academy for State Health Policy on a grant funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The multi-year study is designed to reduce racial/ethnic mental health disparities and benefit minority communities. Led by Dr. Margarita Alegria, the Disparities Research Unit will work with community partners, policy makers, and individuals with lived experience of mental illness to understand barriers to mental health care, using research results to collaboratively develop interventions and promote policy change.

Gilberto Perez, senior director of intercultural development and educational partnerships at Goshen College, will identify key community stakeholders nationwide who will both provide input through in- depth interviews and focus groups and generate solutions on how to use data for policy and practice implementation.

The mission of the Disparities Research Unit is to generate innovative mental health and substance abuse services research that helps shape policy, practice, and service delivery to reduce disparities and improve the well-being of multicultural populations. Utilizing collaborative approaches with researchers, clinicians and community groups, the Unit supports an array of research activities as well as nurtures a core of junior researchers.  The Unit has a strong focus on community-based and applied interventions to improve service delivery for multicultural populations.

For more information please contact Marie Fukuda, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Sheri Lapatin Markle, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

APA’s Minority Fellowship Program Summer Institute

APA’s Minority Fellowship Program is accepting applications for the 2016 Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) from any advanced psychology doctoral students who has or will have successfully proposed a dissertation before the application deadline. This year’s summer program will take place July 17 – 23 at APA’s headquarter in Washington, DC. The online application deadline is May 1.

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2018-2019 Scholarship Application

The Josie Torralba Romero (JTR) Scholarship Fund seeks to honor its namesake, who was the first President and one of the founders of the National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA) by providing academic scholarships to Latino students interested in pursuing a college degree in behavioral health related academic areas.

Scholarship Application