2019 Memo Series Communications

2019 Policy Memos

Policy Memo – anything that changes Departmental policy because of the federal and/or state legislation, rules or regulations promulgated as a result of previous federal and/or state legislation, rules, regulations, policies, or procedures. A Policy Memo can interpret and provide further guidance to previously promulgated regulations.

2019 Policy Memos
Memo # Memo Title Issue Date Audience Keywords Links & Attachments
PM 19-001 Types of Exemptions Available to American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) 2/11/2019 Eligibility Workers Exemptions Available to American Indians and Alaska Natives, AI/AN None

2019 Operational Memos

Operational Memo – detailed instructions and/or clarifications to contracted entities and county partners to operationalize a new or existing state and/or federal law, new or existing state and/or federal rule, or Department policy.

2019 Operational Memos
Memo # Memo Title Issue Date Audience Keywords Links & Attachments
OM 19-004

Implementation of the FY 2018-19 Improving Member Correspondence Incentive- Reporting Period 2

2/5/2019 County Departments of Human/Social Services

CBMS, Eligibility, Member Correspondence, Incentive, Data Collection, SB17-121, County Incentives Program

Data Collection Plan Agreement - RP2

Data Collection Tutorial

Data Collection Examples

OM 19-003 2019 Social Security Cost of Living Adjustments 1/29/2019 Counties and Eligibility Sites 2019 COLA, 2019 Cost of Living Adjustment, SSI, Home Maintenance Allowance, HMA, Patient Payment, PNA, Personal Needs Allowance, Spousal Protection, Community Spouse, CSRA, Home Equity Maximum None
OM 19-002 Fraud Investigations and Overpayments 1/23/2019 County Staff Client Fraud, Member Fraud, Overpayment, Recovery, Interest, Fraud Interest Legislative Report Form 
OM 19-001 Over Cost Containment Submission Process Through eQHealth eQSuite 1/09/2019 Case Management Agencies & Case Managers Over Cost Containment, eQHealth, eQSuite None

2019 Informational Memos

Informational Memo – important information for contracted entities, county partners and external stakeholders that is strictly informational and timely.

2019 Informational Memos
Memo # Memo Title Issue Date Audience Keywords Attachments
IM 19-018 Business Reengineering Project For Counties  2/19/2019 Eligibility Sites BPR, Eligibility Sites, Model Sites, Learning Sessions, Business Process Communications Business Process Reengineering Project
IM 19-017 National Core Indicator Surveys 2019 2/19/2019 Long-Term Services and Supports Members, Families, Case Managers, Providers and Advocates National Core Indicators, NCI, Member Satisfaction, Survey None
IM 19-016 Implementation of House Bill 18-1407, Stabilization of Direct Support Professional Workforce - Support Plan Authorization Limit Increase 2/13/2019 All Stakeholders HB 18-1407, Wage Pass Through, Direct Support Professional, Service Plan Authorization Limit None
IM 19-015 HC 18-1407 Wage Pass-Through Draft Reporting Tool Feedback 2/12/2019 All Stakeholders HB 18-1407, Wage Pass-Through Draft Reporting Tool, Signed House Bill 18-1407
IM 19-014 Family Support Services Program (FSSP) Stakeholder Engagement 2/11/2019 All Stakeholders Family Support Services Program (FSSP, CCB, Stakeholder, Rule Revision None
IM 19-013 State Supported Living Services Stakeholder Meeting 2/7/2019 All Stakeholders State SLS None
IM 19-012 Children's Habilitation Residential Program (CHRP) Waiver Expansion Stakeholder Engagement-Rule Revisions 2/6/2019 All Stakeholders Children's Habilitation Residential Program (CHRP), Child Welfare, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Children, Stakeholders, Waiver Renewal None
IM 19-011 Implementation of House Bill 18-1407, Stabilization of Direct Support Professional Workforce Stakeholder Engagement 1/31/2019 All Stakeholders HB 18-1407, Wage Pass Through, Direct Support Professional Proposed Regulations
IM 19-010 Case Management Redesign Stakeholder Engagement Meetings 1/28/2019 All Stakeholders Case Management, Redesign, Conflict-Free Case Management, HCBS Engagement Meeting Schedule Jan-March 2019
IM 19-009 Implementation of House Bill 18-1407, Access to Disability Services and Stable Workforce Stakeholder Engagement 1/28/2019 All Stakeholders HC 18-1407, Wage Pass Through, Direct Support Professional None
IM 19-008 Implementation of House Bill 18-1407, Stabilization of Direct Support Professional Workforce Stakeholder Engagement 1/18/2019 All Stakeholders HB 18-1407, Compensation Increase, Direct Support Professional, 6.5% Rate Increase Stakeholder Agenda
IM 19-007 Public Noticing for Children's Extensive Support (CES), Children's Habilitiation Residential Program (CHRP), Persons with Developmental Disabilities (DD), and Supportive Living Services (SLS) Waiver Renewals for 2019 2/6/2019 All Stakeholder Public Notice, Renewal, 2019, Children's Extensive Support Waiver (CES), Children's Habilitiation Residential Program (CHRP), Persons with Developmental Disabilities (DD), Supported Living Services (SLS), Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) None
IM 19-006 HIPAA and PASRR Evaluation and Determinations 1/15/2019 PASRR Evaluators and Nursing Facilities PASRR, HIPAA, OBRA Evaluation, PASRR Evaluation, Nursing Facility Screening, Nursing Facility Admission, Pre-Admission Screening and Annual Resident Review HIPAA and PASRR Evaluation and Determinations
IM 19-005 Non-Medical Transportation Stakeholder Meeting 1/15/2019 All Stakeholders Non-Medical Transportation Non-Medical Transportation Stakeholder Workgroup Agenda for 2/5/19
IM 19-004 HCBS Children's Extensive Support Waiver Stakeholder Engagement 1/15/2019 All Stakeholders HCBS-Children's Extensive Supports Waiver, Stakeholder Engagement None
IM 19-003 Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Program Post Payment Reviews 1/14/2019 Providers Audit, HCBS, Home and Community Bases Services, Post Payment Review, Provider, Waiver None
IM 19-002 Colorado Choice Transition Services Stakeholder Update 1/11/2019 Colorado Choice Transitions Stakeholders Colorado Choice Transitions, CCT, Rulemaking, HCBS Services, HCBS Waivers, Transition Services, Transitions, Money Follows the Person None
IM 19-001 State SLS Stakeholder Meeting 1/8/2019 All Stakeholders State Supported Living Services, SLS

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