Development Disabilities Program moving to the
Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
Currently the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) and Department of Human Services (DHS) both administer Medicaid waiver programs. HCPF administers eight of the state’s twelve Medicaid waivers. HB 13-1314 will transfer the remaining four waivers from the DHS to HCPF to eliminate system fragmentation, and improve the efficiency of the programs.
DIVISION FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (DDD) - is the State office that provides leadership for the direction, funding, and operation of services to persons with developmental disabilities within Colorado. DDD services are administered under the Office of Long Term Care of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). State leadership and oversight includes: policy, planning, program development, budget development, program operation guidelines and technical assistance, training, determination of funding needs, setting priorities, contracting and allocation of resources, review of services and funding utilization, program quality, monitoring, and evaluation, and management information. These functions are performed in concert with service providers, advocacy groups, and consumers and their families.
The mission for Colorado's Division for Developmental Disabilities is to join with others to offer the necessary supports with which all people with developmental disabilities have their rightful chance to:
Every Coloradan with a developmental disability will:
DDD Employee Contact Information - January 2014
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Division for Developmental Disabilities
Main Contact Phone Number: (303) 866-7450