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The Participant-Directed Programs Policy Collaborative (PDPPC) is a monthly joint meeting for stakeholders and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing meeting. The PDPPC is a place where stakeholders and the Department work together, with transparency, on issues relating to the Participant-Directed Programs administered by the Department. These programs include Consumer-Directed Attendant Support Services (CDASS) and In-Home Support Services (IHSS).
PDPPC Stakeholder Co-Chairs:
PDPPC Department Co-Chair: John Barry, at John.R.Barry@state.co.us or (303) 866-3173
Our meeting does not currently have a standing location. We are in search of a standing location for these meetings. Please chekc the agenda document for the upcoming meeting to learn about the meeting location. See below:
2018 Meeting Schedule and Handouts
2017 Meeting Schedule and Handouts
The In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Subcommittee is a subcommittee of the Participant Directed Programs Policy Collaborative (PDPPC). Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November). The subcommittee includes IHSS stakeholders and is tasked with planning, implementation, and policy review for IHSS.
To be added to the distribution list for communications about this subcommittee, please contact Erin Thatcher at Erin.Thatcher@state.co.us
Communication Brief: "Authorized Representative Definition for Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services" - April 2017
FMS Transition Documents can be found on the Participant-Directed Programs Web Page on the Department website.
The Participant-Directed Programs Policy Collaborative (PDPPC) prepares, votes on, and forwards formal recommendations to the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. The PDPPC has submitted the following recommendations to the Department:
The Department has issued the following responses to PDPPC recommendations:
Stakeholder Testimony to the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) on CDASS and IHSS:
January 3, 2013:
December 9, 2014:
John Barry or 303-866-3173
Financial Management Services (FMS) Organizations
CDASS Training and Operations Vendor
Reasonable accommodations for the meetings will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.
Please contact John Barry at 303-866-3173, at least one week prior to the scheduled meeting if you need accommodations.