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The Average Acquisition Cost (AAC) rates are used to reimburse pharmacies for covered outpatient drugs. Effective July 1, 2016, Myers and Stauffer is the vendor responsible for determining AAC rates.
If a pharmacy believes that an AAC rate does not accurately reflect the cost of a drug, the pharmacy may request a rate review by submitting a completed AAC inquiry form to Myers and Stauffer.
Pharmacy providers may contact Myers and Stauffer’s toll free help desk line at 800-591-1183 for questions concerning the AAC rates or inquiries.
Current AAC rates are posted on Myers and Stauffer’s website at www.mslc.com/Colorado/.
HCBS Waiver Rate Increase Update Memo - October 2017
BI, CMHS, EBD, & SCI (5/17)
ACF/SLP/TLP PETI Form (1/18)
Home Health (07/17)
Home Health (08/16)
Immunization Rates (03/17)
Immunization Rates (10/16)
PETI Audiology Fee Schedule - (See Health First Colorado Fee Schedules section above)
PETI Dental Fee Schedule - (See Health First Colorado Fee Schedules section above)
PETI Vision Fee Schedule
EMT Rates (07/17)
NEMT Rates (07/17)
NEMT Mass Transit Rates (11/17)
EMT Rates (09/16)
NEMT Rates (09/16)
EMT Rates (02/16)
NEMT Rates (02/16)
In 2017 the Department calculated all LTSS HCBS fee-for-service waiver rates utilizing the HCBS rate methodology. The rate methodology and rate setting were required to receive approval of the across the board and targeted rate increases approved by the legislature for FY2017-18. The Department introduced the methodology to stakeholders in May 2017 and solicited feedback on the rate methodology. After the calculation of the rates, stakeholders were provided with the salary and capital inputs used to develop each service rate. The Department solicited feedback on these inputs prior to finalizing the rates. Resources related to the HCBS rate methodology, inputs by service, and the final rates can be found below: