• SPOA application, MH treatment records, proof of serious psychiatric disability, OMH high priority status, and Physician’s Authorization required. • Must meet Medicaid medical necessity criteria for Medicaid billing and pay SSI Congregate Care Level II fees. • Apply through Residential Intake Department or Onondaga County SPOA Team. Albany County Department of Mental Health Stephen J. Giordano, Ph.D., Director Green Street Albany, NY Phone () Fax () .
Jan 03, · The Single Point of Access (SPOA) is a centralized intake process for referrals for high-intensity mental health services for children and adults who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness and whose illness interferes with their ability to function in the community, home, school, and/or work.