American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Home and Community Based Services Enhanced Federal Match

Information about the Department's work to implement the recently passed federal law, American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Enhanced Federal Match provision is included on this page. The enhanced match allows states to supplement not supplant existing funding. States must submit spending plans to the federal government to meet federal guidance and timelines. This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

Background

Stakeholder Resources

Materials and Recordings

Updates for Disability, Older Adult, & Advocacy Communities

Updates & Technical Assistance for Office of Community Living Providers

 

Materials and Recordings

August 2021 Slide Deck:

ARPA for HCBS Stakeholder Presentation - August 2021

ARPA for HCBS Stakeholder Presentation SPANISH - August 2021

Note: Slides presented were the same for all meetings below with an overview of ARPA and all possible funding strategies. Discussion and questions/answers were tailored to the specific audience for each meeting

 

 

Audience: General Stakeholders

Date: Monday, August 23, 2021
Time: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Topic: Update on the American Rescue Plan Act - General Stakeholders

RECORDING - August 24, 2021

 

Audience: Members, Families, Advocacy

Date: Thursday, August 26, 2021
Time: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Topic: Update on the American Rescue Plan Act - Members, Families, Advocacy

RECORDING

Materials and Recordings

May 2021 Slide Decks:

Slide Deck - English

Slide Deck - Spanish

Note: Slides presented were the same for all meetings below with an overview of ARPA and all possible funding strategies. Discussion and questions/answers were tailored to the specific audience for each meeting

 

Audience: Behavioral Health Providers

When: May 26, 2021 1:30 PM Mountain Time 

Topic: Feedback about the American Rescue Plan Act - Behavioral Health Providers

RECORDING

 

Audience: Members, Family Members, Advocates

When: May 26, 2021 4:30 PM Mountain Time 

Topic: Feedback about the American Rescue Plan Act - Members, Family Members, Advocates

RECORDING

 

Audience: Long-term Home Health and Private Duty Nursing Providers

When: May 27, 2021, 8:30 AM Mountain Time

Topic: Feedback about the American Rescue Plan Act - Long-term Home Health and Private Duty Nursing Providers

RECORDING

 

Audience: Case Management

When: May 27, 2021 10:30 AM Mountain Time 

Topic: Feedback about the American Rescue Plan Act - Case Management

RECORDING

 

Audience: PACE Providers

When: May 27, 2021, 1:00 PM Mountain Time 

Topic: Feedback about the American Rescue Plan Act - PACE Providers

RECORDING

 

Audience: HCBS Providers

When: May 27, 2021, 3:00 PM Mountain Time 

Topic: Feedback about the American Rescue Plan Act - HCBS Providers

RECORDING

Reports

Colorado Government Jobs Website - HCPF ARPA Positions

Position Compensation Posting Date Application Deadline
ARPA Purchasing Specialist III - Full Time $4,370.00 - $4,750.00 Monthly 12/28/21 01/25/22
ARPA CCM Coordinator - Full Time $5,428.00 - $6,300.00 Monthly 01/06/22 01/23/22
ARPA CCM Operations Specialist - Full Time $5,428.00 - $6,300.00 Monthly 01/06/22 01/23/22

Key: CCM = Care & Case Management 

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