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Children's Services Steering Committee

Charter

Effective Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) program design and implementation requires continuing involvement of health professional organizations.  Screening protocols and services, periodicity schedules, and service delivery timeliness standards must meet reasonable standards of medical and dental practice, determined by the agency after consultation with recognized medical and dental organizations involved in child health care.

 

Description

The Children's Services Steering Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Department and makes recommendations regarding issues related to benefits for children and youth age 20 and under, provider education interventions and application of standards.

 

The Advisory Board consists of physicians, dentists, orthodontists, representatives from other state agencies, children's advocate organizations and EPSDT staff.

 

Meeting Schedule

Unless otherwise scheduled, meetings are held every month on the fourth Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

 

To attend the meeting by phone:

(720) 279-0026

Participant Code: 323983

 

Please see the Meeting Schedule for location and agenda.

 

ADA Special Requirements

Reasonable accommodations for the meetings will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.  Please contact the Program Administrator at least one week prior to the scheduled meeting if you need special arrangements.

 

Statutory Authority

Section 1905 (r)(1)(A)(i) of the Social Security Act provides for services as determined by the State after consultation with recognized medical and dental organizations involved in child health care.

 

Contact

For information concerning the Children's Services Steering Committee, please contact:

 

Gina Robinson, Program Administrator

Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing

1570 Grant Street

Denver, CO 80203-1818

Phone:  (303) 866-6167

Fax:       (303) 866-4411

Gina.Robinson@state.co.us