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Richard Edley

Dr. Richard Edley is the lead executive for RCPA and is responsible for all aspects of operations and direction for the association. His professional career began in 1988 and most recently he was president and CEO of PerformCare/Community Behavioral HealthCare Network of Pennsylvania, Inc., a national, full-service, behavioral health managed care organization.

RCPA will hold its next Member Update webinar on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 9:00 am, to report any current developments. Please register here to participate.

RCPA continues to send out important Alerts and our Daily Update emails. We look forward to your participation and we appreciate your continued work to provide critical services to those in need.

RCPA will be holding its Annual Membership Meeting by webcast on Tuesday, May 12 at 10:00 am. This meeting is usually held in person, but due to the current situation, we are holding this meeting via webinar. The annual meeting will include the election of board members and an update from RCPA President Richard S. Edley, PhD on RCPA activities. Additional information and registration will follow in the next few days.

Please find an updated stakeholder message regarding DHS’ actions in response to the COVID-19 crisis. This message contains the information shared by Secretary Miller on the March 25 stakeholder call. Please know that the situation remains fluid and responses will continue to evolve; the most up to date information is available on the DHS website. Thank you for your partnership and for all you are doing to serve Pennsylvanians during this time.

Late this afternoon, the Governor ordered all businesses to close at 8:00 pm tonight (Thursday, March 19), except for those considered life-sustaining. For those businesses that are not considered life-sustaining and do not close, the state will begin to take enforcement actions on Saturday, March 21, at 12:01 am.

RCPA members are considered life-sustaining businesses. For a complete chart of life-sustaining businesses, use this link.

Additional information regarding the Governor’s declaration can be found below:

Questions, please contact Jack Phillips.