Rollup Image This page provides information about pediatric medical home activities, partners, and stakeholders in Colorado.Contact us if you would like to submit information about Colorado to be considered for inclusion on this page.Last updated: 11/3/16 Announcements There are no announcements at this time. State Pediatric Medical Home Activities Current ActivitiesMedical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, Allergy, and AnaphylaxisThis program supports the facilitation and dissemination of best practices, evidence-based guidelines, and resources in asthma, allergy, and anaphylaxis for clinicians throughout the state.Advancing the Pediatric Medical Home: Colorado's Accountable Care CollaborativeA new program launched through Colorado Medicaid to connect its beneficiaries to primary care physicians and medical homes. Over 200,000 children are enrolled in this program.Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health Learning CollaborativeColorado is participating in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau funded Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health Learning Collaborative. As part of this initiative, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) gathered information related to access to care and coverage issues from patient/family and clinician perspectives in Colorado. In addition, the AAP reviewed current Colorado Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment requirements to compare the services offered with the services recommended within the Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision.Colorado Medical Home InitiativeA statewide effort to establish and promote patient-centered medical homes throughout Colorado. Partners include the Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Colorado Children's Healthcare Access ProgramA non-profit organization that provides preventive care through a medical home model to low-income children enrolled in Medicaid. A case study report published by the Commonwealth Fund examines the outcomes of this organization's work.Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children ProgramWith funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, these community-based projects address health disparities and implement components of the pediatric medical home. Current projects in Colorado include the following:Get Healthy! Obesity Treatment and Prevention ProjectState Innovation Model Testing AwardColorado was awarded a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid State Innovation Model Testing Award in December 2014. Through this grant, Colorado is implementing strategies to transform a state's health care delivery system through multi-payer payment reform and additional state initiatives.Past ActivitiesChildren's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act Quality Demonstration Grants Colorado was the lead on one of 10 grants funded improve health care quality and delivery systems for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children ProgramWith funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, these community-based projects address health disparities and implement components of the pediatric medical home. Past projects in Colorado include the following:Growing Connections for Kids – Ensuring a Medical Home for Children in DenverHealthy Tomorrows Denver FamiliesBreathe Easy Asthma Management (BEAM) ProjectHealthy Tomorrows for DenverHealthy Start Children's Clinic Partners, Stakeholders, and Contacts in State Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of PediatricsThis professional organization provides news, advocacy/legislation information, resources, and opportunities to connect with pediatric experts within Colorado. Family Voices ColoradoThe Family-to-Family Health Information Center of Colorado provides resources, peer support, education, and information to families of children with special health care needs.Colorado Title VA profile of Colorado's state Title V program, includes contact information for the Maternal and Child Health and the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program.Colorado MedicaidState Medicaid Directors Contact InformationFind information on Medicaid programs, resources, providers, and contacts within Colorado. State Medical Home Data Colorado 2016 CHIP Fact SheetThis fact sheet provides key information about Colorado's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at a time when Colorado was implementing the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and the Affordable Care Act.Colorado Medicaid Fact SheetProvides information on the number of children in Colorado eligible, enrolled, and unenrolled in Medicaid.State at-a-glance Chartbook on Coverage and Financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care NeedsThis chartbook provides state specific data on select indicators of health coverage and financing for children and youth with special health care needs. Medical Home Data Portal, Colorado State Profile, CYSHCNThis profile summarizes pediatric medical home results from the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN), 2009/2010.Medical Home Data Portal, Colorado Profile, All ChildrenThis profile summarizes pediatric medical home results from the National Survey of Children's Health, 2007.National Academy for State Health Policy Colorado Medical Home State PageThis state page summarizes Medicaid and CHIP initiatives in Colorado that promote medical home implementation. Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Colorado PCMH MapThis state page summarizes public and private payer patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiatives in Colorado.