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The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (the Department) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have partnered to implement a new program to integrate care for Medicare patients who also have Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program).
It is called the Accountable Care Collaborative: Medicare-Medicaid Program (ACC: MMP). The program helps Medicare and Health First Colorado work together, making it easier for your patients to get the services, care coordination and support they need.
In the ACC: MMP, patients keep their full benefits and the freedom to choose their own provider. A Primary Care Provider (PCP) serves as a medical home that leads the patient’s health care team, connecting patients to appropriate health care services and tracking their progress and outcomes.
Patients and their PCPs belong to a Regional Accountable Entity (RAE) medical and non-medical service providers to help ACC: MMP patients get what they need to be healthy. RAEs also work with PCPs to coordinate the care of patients with complex health needs.
Care Coordinators help patients find the right health care, learn self-care and find non-medical services like housing, food and fuel assistance. There are seven RAEs in the state.
RAEs also assist providers, including:
The Department and our RAE partners are working together to make a difference in the lives of ACC: MMP patients. Take a look at what patients, caregivers and care coordinators are saying about the program.
The Provider Toolkit is a comprehensive resource to help guide you through the ACC: MMP program and understand more about how it benefits patients and providers alike.
The toolkit gives you easy access to:
The following training materials are presented for providers to gain an overall understanding of the ACC: MMP and insights on how the program will function:
ACC: MMP 101
Program training for all providers:
Program training for Primary Care Medical Providers (PCMPs)
Program training for Regional Care Collaborative Organizations (RCCOs)
Using the Service Coordination Plan for ACC: MMP providers
Introduction to Medicare for ACC: MMP providers
Understanding the Long-Term Services and Supports System
If you have questions regarding the ACC: Medicare-Medicaid Program, please contact us at ACCMedicareMedicaidProgram@state.co.us.
The Department is contracting with the Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC) sites to provide options counseling to residents living in long-term care facilities who are interested in learning about their options for living and receiving long-term services and supports in the community. The Department will provide more information about this contract as it becomes available. Find the ADRC and contact information that covers your county.
Colorado Choice Transitions Training
The Department is working with providers and local disability organizations to improve access to appropriate care to better meet the needs of persons with disabilities. This work will address the physical accessibility and cultural competency of facilities. The goal of this work is to remove barriers by highlighting accessibility strengths in each facility and assist clients in finding a provider that best fits their health care needs.
Kempe Child Welfare training video
For all Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practioners or Therapists. The webinar reviews: Follow Up Care Planning, Data and Billing Codes, Assessments, and Work-arounds for Billing. After the presentation there is a short question and answer session.
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For any medical office staff member, LCSW, RN, CNA and Care Coordinator. The webinar reviews: Falls Risk Assessment and Screening, Outcomes related to screening, Promoting Awareness of the screening and falls prevention, and Community support services across Colorado. After the presentation there is a short question and answer session.