Alternative Care Facilities

Alternative Care Facilities (ACF) are Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid program) certified assisted living residences that offer elders and persons with disabilities health services in a community setting, which include:

  • 24-hour protective oversight
  • Daily living skills assistance
  • Personal care services
  • Homemaker services

ACF services are available to members enrolled in the Elderly, Blind, and Disabled (EBD) waiver, the Community Mental Health Supports (CMHS) waiver, and the Medicaid Buy-In Program.

Required Training

New ACF Provider Training - required as part of the enrollment process for all new ACF providers

Per Diem Information

Visit our Rates page under the HCBS heading for the latest on ACF rates and per diem information

Other Resources

Questions? HCPF_HCBS_Questions@state.co.us