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 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

  • To improve health and life outcome for members.
  • To use state resources wisely.

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 

Request for Proposals Now Available 

The Department has released the formal request for proposals (RFP) for seven Regional Accountable Entities for the next iteration of the Accountable Care Collaborative. The RFP documents are available below for stakeholder viewing and are current as of the initial posting on May 11, 2017.

Potential bidders must access the RFP using the State’s procurement website for the most current information. The deadline for proposal submission is July 28, 2017.

In accordance with State procurement rules, the Department may only respond to questions from potential bidders regarding the RFP through the official inquiry process. The Department is also restricted from discussing the RFP until contract awards are formally announced and all protests and appeals are settled.

For more information regarding State procurement rules, please see the State of Colorado Procurement Manual

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