SUD Withdrawal Management Treatment Bed Capacity Program

Information on the SUD Withdrawal Management Treatment Bed Capacity Program.

About the Program

The purpose of this program is to increase the availability of specialized substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services in New Hampshire by providing awards for infrastructure investments that support an increase in the availability of American Society of Addition Medicine (ASAM) Level 4.0 medically managed withdrawal treatment beds within the state that are available to Medicaid recipients.  ASAM Level 4.0 medically managed withdrawal treatment beds are necessary for treating clients with more complex chronic medical conditions which often accompany substance use disorders.

 In addition, this program may support the provision of ASAM Level 3.7 beds, should funding allow.

These investments will increase capacity to stabilize individuals with a clinically diagnosed SUD, manage withdrawal symptoms, and facilitate linkages to, and engagement with, other appropriate SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services.

Competitive awards will be provided to eligible applicants for up to $2,500,000 per entity.

  • Entities must meet (or demonstrate the capacity to meet) the following requirements:
  • Inpatient Withdrawal Management Services in accordance with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria as described under Level 4.0 Medically Managed Intensive Inpatient Withdrawal Management Services (ASAM 4.0-WM);
  • Increase the number of ASAM Level 4.0 managed withdrawal treatment beds;
  • License(s) with the NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Facilities Administration;
  • Accept NH Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance; and
  • Be one of the following:
    • A For-Profit entity operating in good standing with the NH Secretary of State; or
    • A Nonprofit private entity that is registered with the Department of Justice Charitable Trust Unit

Awards issued in this program will require approval by the Governor and Executive Council and may be dependent upon the continued authorization of funding for this program beyond June 30, 2023.

Applications must be completed and timely submitted by Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at 04:00 PM.

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Important:  In conjunction with a submitted application, all required supporting documentation must be submitted to info@goferr.nh.gov using the subject line “SUD Withdrawal Treatment Management Bed Capacity <Entityname>”. 

Applicants are encouraged to submit completed application as early as possible before the deadline, as late applications will not be considered.

For more information about the SUD Withdrawal Management Bed Capacity Program generally, or the application, please email info@goferr.nh.gov    

How to Submit an Appeal

Applicants will receive notice of the initial determination and amount of award, if any. They will then have 15 business days from the date of the initial notice to contest the determination.

Reasons to contest eligibility and/or award determinations are limited to the following:

  • If the determination was based on eligibility, provide an explanation and evidence to substantiate the entity’s claim about why it is eligible for the program.
  • If the entity is contesting the calculation of the award, provide an explanation and evidence supporting that the calculation of the award, based on the information submitted in the application, is in error.
    • NOTE: If the error was in the applicant’s submission, only scriveners or obvious typographical errors can be corrected.
  • GOFERR’s determination regarding allowability of expenses and adequacy of documentation are final and are not subject to appeal.

The appeal request and evidence shall be submitted in writing electronically to “Appeals@goferr.nh.gov.” The appeal will be determined based on the written submission and documents in GOFERR’s possession. No hearing will be held. Applicants will receive a notice of the determination on the appeal. No further appeal is allowed.

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