Accountable Care Collaborative Phase II

The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Department) is committed to creating a high-performing, cost-effective Medicaid system that delivers quality services and improves the health of Coloradans. The next iteration of the Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC) seeks to leverage the proven successes of Colorado Medicaid’s programs to enhance the Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) member and provider experience.

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Goals of Phase II

  • Improve member health 
  • Reduce costs

Objectives of Phase II

  • Join physical and behavioral health under one accountable entity
  • Strengthen coordination of services by advancing Team-based Care and Health Neighborhoods
  • Promote Member choice and engagement
  • Pay providers for the increased value they deliver
  • Ensure greater accountability and transparency 

Regional Accountable Entities 

In November 2017, the Department announced the awards for the seven Regional Accountable Entity (RAE) contracts.  The Department is pleased to announce the below entities have been awarded contracts. We have also made available the proposals and contact information for each of the awarded entities.

Region Entity  Submitted Proposal
1 Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Email: support@rmhpcommunity.org

 
Proposal
2

Northeast Health Partners
9925 Federal Drive, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Phone: 1-800-804-5040
Email: COProviderRelations@beaconhealthoptions.com

Proposal

Attachments:

3 Colorado Access
Amber Garcia
Phone: (720) 744-5487
Email: pns@coaccess.com
Proposal
4 Health Colorado, Inc.
9925 Federal Drive, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Phone: 1-800-804-5040
Email: COProviderRelations@beaconhealthoptions.com

Proposal

Attachments:

5 Colorado Access
Amber Garcia
Phone: (720) 744-5487
Email: pns@coaccess.com
Proposal
6

Colorado Community Health Alliance
Phone: (303) 256-1717 (Local)

           (855) 627-4685 (Toll-Free)
Contact Us

Proposal
7 Colorado Community Health Alliance
Phone: (303) 256-1717 (Local)

           (855) 627-4685 (Toll-Free)
Contact Us
Proposal

The Department continues to prepare for the implementation of the next phase of the Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC) and will be immediately focusing on contract negotiations with the new Regional Accountable Entities vendors, finalizing the 1915(b) waiver with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), managing system updates, and performing a variety of implementation activities.

Below is a high-level timeline of the Department's activities.

The Department is also working to provide key communications about the program over the next few months. Some of the topics we will address include:

Interested parties can submit their questions to the Department using this form. The Department will not be able to respond directly to all inquiries but will use the questions submitted to tailor upcoming communications and resources.

Recorded Webinars

ACC Phase II Implementation Process Overview
On January 30, 2018, the Department hosted a webinar for providers, stakeholders and other interested parties that delivered a high-level overview of the implementation process for ACC Phase II. The purpose of the webinar was to:

  • Review goals and objectives of ACC Phase II
  • Share Department implementation activities and key milestones
  • Share Plan for external communications

Recorded Webinar
Webinar Slides

ACC Phase II: Provider Contracting (What Providers Need to Know)
Date: February 7, 2018
Time: 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
On February 7, 2018, the Department hosted a webinar for providers that provided information about contracting with the Regional Accountable Entities. The purpose of the webinar was to:

  • Review goals and objectives of ACC Phase II
  • Share role of Regional Accountable Entities (RAEs)
  • Share what providers need to know and action needed

Recorded Webinar
Webinar Slides

Upcoming Webinars

ACC Phase II:Provider and Member Attribution
Date: February 28, 2018
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Registration: https://cohcpf.adobeconnect.com/eafr4c77s7vt/event/event_info.html
Participation is capped at 200. The webinar will be recorded and posted online after February 28, 2018.

Participants will be provided a Q&A opportunity through the webinar chat function. 

The ACC Phase II Team will share regular updates with interested parties via the ACC Phase II Updates email distribution list. To be added to this mailing list, please sign up here.