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Home Modification is a Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) benefit that allows for specific modifications, adaptations, or improvements in an eligible client’s existing home setting.
Eligibility is based on the member’s medical condition, and the following requirements.
Home modifications must:
Home Modification, adaptations, or improvements may include, but are not limited to:
There is a $14,000 lifetime maximum for the Home Modification benefit for the Brain Injury waiver, the Community Mental Health Supports waiver, the Elderly, Blind and Disabled waiver and the Spinal Cord Injury waiver.
Home Modification benefit is available in the following Home and Community-Based Waivers:
These forms were created to improve the HCBS Home Modification benefit. The goal is to reduce miscommunication, shorten timelines, and increase the quality of work and client satisfaction. The forms were created with input from the Home Modification Stakeholder Workgroup. These forms will be required for use by all case managers, occupational/physical therapists, and providers.
Home Modification Forms Fact Sheet
Home Modification Approval Process Flow Chart
OT/PT Home Modification Evaluation - Updated September 2018
Home Modification Request for Bid Form - Updated September 14, 2015
Home Modification Provider Bid Form
Home Modification Change Order Form
Home Modification Inspection Report
Home Modification Webinars & Training
Home Modification Look Book - July 2017
Home Modification Construction Specifications - September 2018
The Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Home Modification Stakeholder Workgroup is a stakeholder and Department meeting where LTSS adult waiver stakeholders, the Department, and the Division of Housing (DOH) work together to increase the quality of home modifications completed throughout the state and reduce difficulties encountered by clients during the home modification process.
The Department entered into an interagency agreement with DOH in November 2014, and began this stakeholder workgroup in January 2015. This workgroup meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Diane.Byrne@state.co.us
Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
Division of Housing