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Welcome to the County Administration website. Here you will find resources for county programs, initiatives, performance, and funding. For more information regarding anything related to county administration, contact HCPFCountyRelations@state.co.us.
The County Relations team manages the following county programs: the County Incentives Program and the County Grant Program. More information can be found below.
The County Incentives Program was launched in FY2014-15. The Department, working with its county partners, identified various incentives that are tied to county performance. If counties meet the requirements of the incentives, they are paid additional funds up to the maximum, which is their local share. The actual amount paid depends on how many incentives the county met.
The following documents should be utilized by counties for participation in the County Incentives Program. Any document required to be submitted to the Department should be sent to HCPFCountyRelations@state.co.us.
Amendment to the original FY 2014-15 County Incentives Program contract that updates the scope of work and requirements for county partners.
Document should be used by county partners to assist in implementation of the FY 2017-18 County Incentives Program.
Version: 1.0 Release Date: November 1, 2017
Document specifies the amount of Incentives each county is eligible to earn if the meet and/or exceed performance benchmarks as specified in the FY 2017-18 County Incentives Program contract amendment.
Document provides overviews of each Incentive and the performance benchmarks that are included in the FY 2017-18 County Incentives Program.
Document lists all trainings that are eligible under the FY 2017-18 Training Incentive.
FY 2017-18 Exemption Form for Unusual Circumstances – Document is used if the county fails to meet timeliness and/or backlog performance benchmarks related to the Eligibility Timeliness and Backlog or LTSS Incentives. The Department will notify the county if they have the opportunity to submit an exemption form.
Document is used to report the quarterly results of collaboration meetings. Documentation is due by January 5, 2018 for the first reporting period and July 5, 2018 for the second reporting period.
If the county selected the Collaborative Case Conferences option for the FY 2017-18 Collaboration Incentive, this document must be submitted with the FY 2017-18 Collaboration Incentive Template and any supporting documentation. Documentation is due by January 5, 2018 for the first reporting period and July 5, 2018 for the second reporting period.
Document provides an overview of the County Incentives Program, including funding, performance benchmarks, and more.
Eligibility Timeliness and Backlog Incentive FAQs – Document provides an overview and frequently asked questions regarding the timeliness and backlog benchmarks.
Version: 1.0 Release Date: TBD
Document provides an overview and frequently asked questions regarding the Collaboration Incentive and collaboration options added for FY 2017-18.
Document provides an overview and frequently asked questions regarding the Training Incentive.
Document provides an overview and frequently asked questions regarding the LTSS Incentive.
Document provides an overview and frequently asked questions regarding the Child Welfare Incentive.
Document provides an overview of the exemptions process and frequently asked questions. Exemptions for Unusual Circumstances are only available for the Eligibility Timeliness and Backlog and the LTSS Incentives.
Data pull lists the percentage of the county’s foster care youth that are enrolled in the Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC); the data pull also includes the enrollment rate goal that the county must meet or exceed for the Child Welfare Incentive.
Version: 1.0 Release Date: September 2017
Data pull lists the number of TRAILS Medicaid closures and the number of those closures that had a subsequent CBMS Medicaid application date; the data pull also includes the percentage benchmark that the county must meet or exceed for the Child Welfare Incentive.
Medical Assistance Sites
Behavioral Health Organizations
Single Entry Points
Community Mental Health Centers
Community Centered Boards
Local Public Health Agencies
Connect for Health Colorado
Other approved partners (not linked):
The County Grant Program was launched in FY2014-15. The program aims to provide one-time funding to counties for projects that meet certain criteria, including the ability to reproduce the success of the project statewide or regionally, improves new application or redetermination business processes, and/or improves the client’s experience with the county. Questions regarding the County Grant Program can be directed to HCPFCountyRelations@state.co.us.
The following documents should be utilized by counties for participation in the County Grant Program. Any document required to be submitted to the Department should be sent to HCPFCountyRelations@state.co.us.
FY15-16 County Grant Program Project Summaries - provides an overview of project proposals that were approved for funding for the FY 2015-16 County Grant Program.
The Department releases various communications to counties that contain important information. These communications range from Agency and Director Letters to frequently asked questions (FAQs) and webinars. Utilize the documents and links below to access county communications documents.
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Department Agency Letters
Below is a list of frequently used links for the Department’s county partners.
Fiscal Year, Member Caseload, and CHP+ Member Caseload Reports
HCPF Publications – includes the Department’s annual reports, Governor’s State of Health, and other Department publications, including At A Glance, the Department’s publication which provides information on major initiatives including policy changes and program updates