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Colorado (demonstration ended 12/31/2017)

Colorado Financial Alignment Demonstration 


12/31/2017 - Demonstration Ended

 05/24/2019 - Demonstration Year 1 Final and Demonstration Year 2 Preliminary Medicare Cost Savings Report for the Colorado managed fee-for-service demonstration under the Medicare-Medicaid Financial Alignment Initiative (05/24/2019)

Key Dates

February 28, 2014 - CMS and Colorado sign MOU 

July 16, 2014 - CMS and Colorado execute Final Demonstration Agreement 

September 1, 2014 - FFS Model Starts 

December 31, 2017 - FFS Model Ends

Colorado Financial Alignment Demonstration

On February 28, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Colorado will partner with CMS to test a new initiative to improve health care for Medicare-Medicaid enrollees. The Colorado Financial Alignment demonstration is scheduled to end on December 31, 2017. Medicare-Medicaid enrollees will continue to participate in Colorado's Accountable Care Collaborative delivery system.

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