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 

Contract Awards Announced 

On May 11, 2017, the Department released the formal request for proposals (RFP) for seven Regional Accountable Entities for the next iteration of the Accountable Care Collaborative. The Department is pleased to announce the below entities will be awarded contracts. We have also made available the proposals from each of the awarded entities.

Region Entity & Submitted Proposal
1 Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Northeast Health Partners

3 Colorado Access
4 Health Colorado, Inc.
5 Colorado Access
6 Colorado Community Health Alliance
7 Colorado Community Health Alliance

The Department is continuing to prepare for the implementation of the next phase of the ACC. Below are major implementation milestones. 

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.