Colorado Medicaid - 48 Facts In 48 Days

Colorado Medicaid - 48 Facts In 48 Days

We're celebrating Colorado Medicaid's 48th birthday in 2016 by presenting 48 facts about the program in 48 days. See below for all the facts and please be sure to follow HCPF on social media.

  • February 10: Medicaid Eligibility
    Colorado Medicaid eligibility is based on your income level.
    Medicaid eligible income levels by family size
  • February 11: Members By Age
    48% of Colorado Medicaid members are kids.
    Medicaid Members by demographic group
  • February 12: Urban vs. Rural
    21% of Colorado Medicaid members live in smaller towns and rural areas.
    Medicaid members - Urban vs Rural
  • February 13: Where Members Work
    About 74% of adult Colorado Medicaid members are working.
    Working Medicaid adults
  • February 14: Medicaid Benefits
    Colorado Medicaid offers a wide range of benefits and services.
  • February 15: Applying For Medicaid
    Colorado Medicaid takes applications all year online, in person, via phone and by mail.
  • February 16: Medicaid Funding
    People with disabilities make up 7% of Colorado Medicaid's members and 24% of its budget.
    Medicaid expenditures by populatoin
  • February 17: Medicaid Funding
    Colorado Medicaid is funded by state and federal government.
  • February 18: Medicaid at the Local Level
    See what Colorado Medicaid looks like in your county.
  • February 19: Medicaid's Budget
    Colorado Medicaid has very low administrative costs.
    Colorado Medicaid has very low administrative costs.
  • February 20: Care Coordination
    Colorado Medicaid offers care coordination for its members.
    Medicaid Care Coordination
  • February 21: Accountable Care Collaborative
    70% of Colorado Medicaid members are part of the Accountable Care Collaborative.
    Accountable Care Collaborative membership
  • February 22: Medical Homes
    76% of Colorado Medicaid ACC members are connected to Medical Homes.
    Accountable Care Collaborative - medical homes
  • February 23: Accountable Care Collaborative Savings
    The Accountable Care Collaborative has created $77 million in net savings since 2011.
    Accountable Care Collaborative savings
  • February 24: Accountable Care Collaborative Savings
    The Accountable Care Collaborative created $37 million in net savings in 2014-15.

    Accountable Care Collaborative savings in 2014-15.
  • February 25: Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
    Colorado Medicaid recovered about $79 million in 2013-14 from overpayments, fraud, waste, and abuse.

    Medicaid recoveries
  • February 26: Accountable Care Collaborative
    The Accountable Care Collaborative helps Colorado Medicaid members get the services they need to stay healthy.
  • February 27: Improving Primary Care
    Colorado Medicaid providers in the ACC are rewarded for meeting enhanced primary care factors.
    Colorado Medicaid providers in the ACC are rewarded for meeting enhanced primary care factors.
  • February 28: After Hours Care
    51% of Colorado Medicaid primary care providers in the ACC offer after-hours or weekend care.

    51% of Colorado Medicaid primary care providers in the ACC offer after-hours or weekend care.
  • February 29: ACC Behavioral Care
    54% of Colorado Medicaid primary care providers in the ACC offer on-site behavioral health care.

    On-site behavioral care
  • March 1: Network Access
    68% of primary care providers in the ACC are accepting new Colorado Medicaid patients.

    ACC network access
  • March 2: Suicide Rates
    Suicide rates of Colorado Medicaid members are lower than state and national averages.
    Suicide rates on Medicaid
  • March 3: Physical Health Measures
    More than 73% of eligible #COMedicaid members received physicals.

    Physical health measures
  • March 4: Tobacco Cessation
    Colorado Medicaid pays for counseling and medications to help members quit smoking.

    Tobacco cessation
  • March 5: Antidepressant Management
    Colorado Medicaid is 15% better than the national average on effective antidepressant medication management.
    Antidepressant management
  • March 6: Nurse Advice Line
    Colorado Medicaid members can get medical advice by phone 24/7.

    Nurse advice line
  • March 7: Adult Dental
    Colorado Medicaid now includes adult dental coverage.

    Adult dental coverage
  • March 8: Children's Dental
    Colorado Medicaid kids are covered for preventive dental services.

    Child dental services
  • March 9: Colorado's Health Ranking
    Colorado’s health care system is ranked 8th overall.

    Colorado is ranked 8th in health care.
  • March 10: Effects of Medicaid Expansion
    Expanding Colorado Medicaid will create more than 31,000 new jobs in the state through Fiscal Year 2015-16.

    Medicaid Expanson: Job Creation
  • March 11: Effects of Medicaid Expansion
    New report: Expanding Colorado Medicaid will increase the state’s GDP by $3.8 billion through Fiscal Year 2015-16.

    Effects of Medicaid expansion
  • March 12: Effects of Medicaid Expansion
    New report: Expanding Colorado Medicaid means average annual household earnings are $643 higher in Fiscal Year 2015-16.
    Effects of Medicaid expansion
  • March 13: Long Term Services & Supports
    Colorado is ranked 4th in the nation for Long Term Services and Supports quality and access.
    Long Term Services and Supports - Colorado Ranked 4th
  • March 14: Cost of Care By Population
    What is Colorado Medicaid’s Cost of Care for its 1.3 million members?

    Colorado Medicaid Cost of Care by Population
  • March 15: Fast Provider Payment
    Colorado Medicaid providers’ claims are paid within 9 days on average.
    Fast provider payment
  • March 16: Real Time Enrollment
    80% of Medicaid applicants via PEAK during open enrollment got answers right away.
    Medicaid real time eligibility
  • March 17: Babies Born On Medicaid
    43% of babies in Colorado are born to mothers on Medicaid.

    Babies born on Colorado Medicaid
  • March 18: Medicaid Caseload Since Expansion
    See how Colorado Medicaid’s caseload has changed since expansion began in 2014.

    Medicaid caseload before and after expansion
  • March 19: Prenatal and Post-Partum Care
    Pregnant women enrolled in Colorado Medicaid get free prenatal & post-partum care.

    Prenatal and post-partum care
  • March 20: ACC: Medicare-Medicaid Program
    The Accountable Care Collaborative: Medicare-Medicaid Program coordinates care for those in both programs.
  • March 21: Emergency Room Visits
    Colorado Medicaid members in the Accountable Care Collaborative had fewer unnecessary ER visits over time.
    Emergency Room Visits
  • March 22: Well-Child Care
    Colorado Medicaid kids in the Accountable Care Collaborative got more well-child care over time.
    Well-Child Care
  • March 23: Postpartum Care
    Colorado Medicaid mothers in the Accountable Care Collaborative got more postpartum care over time.
    Postpartum Care
  • March 24: Finding a Doctor
    Colorado Medicaid members can find a nearby doctor, dentist, or pharmacy online.
  • March 25: Benefits Collaborative
    In 2015, more than 100 stakeholders participated in the Colorado Medicaid Benefits Collaborative process.

    Benefits Collaborative
  • March 26: Person- and Family-Centeredness Advisory Council
    Colorado Medicaid has a Person- and Family-Centeredness Advisory Council with members from towns across the state.

    Person- and Family-Centeredness Advisory Council
  • March 27: PEAKHealth App
    Colorado Medicaid members can update their address or find a doctor using the PEAKHealth app on their phone.
  • March 28: Get Involved
    Colorado Medicaid has over 40 councils, committees, and advisory groups that help us do our work.
    Get Involved

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