RMHP Accountable Care Region 1 News

Leadership Interview: Kavita Patel on Full Benefit Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees

Full Benefit Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees--previously known as dual-eligible beneficiaries--comprise many of the poorest and sickest people and account for a disproportionate share of Medicare and Medicaid spending.

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Coordinating behavioral health in Colorado

Patients who repeatedly visit emergency departments often have an underlying mental illness.The Colorado Springs Gazette recently looked at efforts to address this issue by improving care coordination and integrating behavioral health into primary care.

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ACC: Patient-centered approach, four key goals

As discussed in past issues, Colorado's Medicaid Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC) is a central part of Medicaid reform, and Rocky Mountain Health Plans serves as the Regional Care Collaborative Organization (RCCO) for Region 1. The ACC program has four performance metrics:

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Leadership Interview: Amy Gallagher, PsyD, director of integrated care at Whole Health, LLC

This year, Western Colorado launched a community health work er (CHW) pilot project that includes Family Physicians, Peach Valley Medical Practice, and Primary Care Partners in Mesa; Mt.

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