Integrated Programs for Dual Eligibles is a program that will offer a coordinated benefit package-including care coordination and care management- that is evidence based, promotes value, and contributes to the overall improved health for persons who are jointly eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. Individuals who are entitled to Medicare coverage and are eligible for some form of Medicaid benefit are usually referred to as a dual eligible., Bibliography: pages 57-61., Description based on online resource; title from PDF cover; viewed October 2015.
A new program to help Medicare-Medicaid enrollees has arrived in Colorado. The program will help Medicare and Medicaid work together making it easier for clients to get the services they need. Clients will be enrolled in the Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC) and get to experience all the benefits of care coordination the program has to offer., "August 2014.", Online resource; title from PDF cover (viewed September 2017)
This reference guide covers program categories, rules and State Plan Options that affect Medicaid Eligibility for individuals who are requesting Long-Term Care services or applying for them under the LTC category. The LTC category is also referred to as the 300% Institutionalized Special Income Group. These procedures coincide with the rules pertaining to these categories which can be found at 10 CCR 2505-10 Volume 8 under 8.100.7., Online resource; title from PDF cover (viewed July 2016)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced the Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) as a framework to assist states with improving the operation of their Medicaid programs. A State Self-Assessment (SS-A) documenting the State's maturity level for each defined business process is a prerequisite for requesting enhanced federal funds to improve the Medicaid enterprise., prepared by: Public Knowledge, "April 11, 2012.", Online resource; title from PDF cover (viewed September 2017)
In preparation for its upcoming MMIS procurement, the State of Colorado, Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (the Department) is conducting an assessment of Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) and Fiscal Agent services procurements in other states. The State's current MMIS is over 20 years old, with components that are over 30 years old based on a 1970s general design. Many workarounds and manual processes have been developed to accommodate the antiquated system. The current system needs to be replaced., prepared by: Public Knowledge, "April 18, 2012.", Online resource; title from PDF cover (viewed September 2017)
Our review of 35 states indicates that there is more activity now than ever before in the MMIS procurement and implementation space. MMIS solutions have evolved steadily since they were first mandated and funded in the 1970s. During the past four decades, Medicaid data, system processes and architecture, and transaction specifications have been standardized to allow for improved program management and broader health care IT interoperability. The State's current MMIS is over 20 years old, with components that are over 30 years old. The current MMIS needs to be replaced., deliverable to: Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing ; prepared by: Public Knowledge, "March 27, 2012.", Description based on online resource; title from PDF cover; viewed October 2015.
The Department is developing a maintainable, comprehensive, flexible and scalable technology environment that promotes modular successes and measurable returns on investment. This next generation eligibility system will improve delivery of services to citizens, counties, and partners and produce operational efficiencies and citizen value., Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing in collaboration with: the Governor's Office of Information Technology; Department of Human Services and Colorado Counties., "August 19, 2013.", Online resource; title from PDF cover (viewed September 2018)
This report, the first in a series of reports from the Colorado Cross-Agency Collaborative, lays out the goals, objectives and baseline data for behavioral health in Colorado. Behavioral health is connected to overall health and well-being. Behavioral health includes mental health, but it is much more. It is the connection between behavior and the well-being of the body and mind. It includes both external factors and personal habits--negative ones like substance use and positive ones like exercising., report by the Colorado Cross-Agency Collaborative., Online resource; title from PDF cover (viewed September 2018)
It was estimated that by 2030, Colorados 65 and over population will be 125% larger than it was in 2010, growing from 555,000 to 1,243,000. Older adults are essential to our society and must be provided with long lasting opportunities that keeps them active and well connected within communities. By focusing on a multidisciplinary approach that includes socio-economic factors, health and social services, and cultural competencies, the needs of older adults can be met, allowing them to reach their fullest potential and achieve a high quality of life. Recognizing that Colorado has a multitude of initiatives focusing on improving the health of Coloradans, the Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), Human Services (CDHS), and Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) created the Colorado Cross-Agency Collaborative to establish a data strategy identifying metrics that are pertinent to Colorado as well as identifying gaps where further work is needed., by the Colorado Cross-Agency Collaborative., "Fulfilling Colorado's commitment to become the healthiest state.", Bibliography: pages 22-24., Online resource; title from PDF cover (viewed May 2016)