Hospital Back-Up Operational Process Improvement Workgroup


Hospital Back-Up (HBU) is a program within Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) that supports qualified skilled nursing facilities in providing hospital level care to clients who are ventilator dependent, have complex wounds, or have medically complex needs, as defined in rule 10 CCR 2505-10 8.470.1.  The Hospital Back-Up Operational Process Improvement Workgroup has been developed to build on improvement recommendations identified by the University of Colorado's research of the HBU program.

HBU Application - Updated July 2018

HBU Skilled Nursing Facilities Client Choice Form - January 2019

This group currently meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Please see agendas below for meeting times and locations.