Alternative Care Facilities

Alternative Care Facilities (ACF) are Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) certified assisted living residences that offer elders and persons with disabilities health services in a community setting, which include:

  • 24-hour protective oversight
  • Daily living skills assistance
  • Personal care services
  • Homemaker services

ACF services are available to clients enrolled in the Elderly, Blind, and Disabled (EBD) waiver, the Community Mental Health Supports (CMHS) waiver, and the Medicaid Buy-In Program.

Required Training

New ACF Provider Training - Updated June 2015 - required as part of the enrollment process for all new ACF providers

Exisiting ACF Provider Training - Updated June 2015 - required as part of the revalidation process for all exisiting ACF providers