Colorado Medicaid recently began using a new questionnaire, the Pediatric Assessment Tool, to determine a child’s level of need for skilled nursing care. Many families are reporting that their home health hours have been reduced as a result, because their child’s needs don’t match what the tool measures. If you’ve been affected, we’d like to hear your story.
For nearly four years, Family Voices Colorado has worked to assess and support a wide range of health care practices in becoming certified as medical homes. As we wrap up that contract, we celebrate the accomplishments of our team.
On this day of celebrating love, we at Family Voices Colorado want to celebrate all the forms and shapes of love that enrich our lives, and especially we want to thank you: our friends, supporters, partners, clients, and community.
CCDC featured some of our favorite people, Lauren Blakely & Mitch McKinney, as February people of the month, who say, “Don’t be afraid to dream big.”
Training & Resources: Webinars to increase family leadership, Parent Support Provider certification, and the Bright Futures Family Network.
Family Voices Colorado joins other advocacy groups in applauding Governor Hickenlooper’s decision, announced yesterday, that Colorado will move forward with the Medicaid expansion called for under the Affordable Care Act.
The Rockwell family knew their daughter, Erin, needed the round-the-clock care and supervision that only her residential treatment center could provide. But the cost-conscious managed care system wanted to send her home. Learn how Family Voices empowered Erin’s parents to advocate for an agreement that keeps everyone safe.
Help improve family-centered care by providing feedback on the REVISED Family Voices Family-Centered Care Assessment for Families (FCCA) questionnaire. This questionnaire allows families to evaluate the quality of the family-centered care they receive from their health care providers.
Three in five youth and children with special health care needs do not receive the services necessary to make appropriate transitions to adult health care, work, and independence. Contact our Health Care Transitions Navigator or join a quarterly webinar to learn more about the importance and impact of smooth transitions from pediatric to adult health care.
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) wants to expand their stakeholder engagement efforts to include additional input from those who provide care for dual eligible (Medicaid and Medicare) clients. Sign up now to take part in a focus group that will make sure to incorporate the voices of those most affected by changes in the system.