The Children's Services Steering Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing and makes recommendations regarding issues related to benefits for children and youth age 20 and under, provider education interventions and application of standards.
Authority: Section 1905 (r)(1)(A)(i) of the Social Security Act provides for services as determined by the State after consultation with recognized medical and dental organizations involved in child health care.
Charter: Effective Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) program design and implementation requires continuing involvement of health professional organizations. Screening protocols and services, periodicity schedules, and service delivery timeliness standards must meet reasonable standards of medical and dental practice after consultation with recognized medical and dental organizations involved in child health care.
The Children's Services Steering Committee consists of physicians, dentists, orthodontists, representatives from other state agencies, children's advocate organizations and EPSDT staff.
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Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing
303 E. 17th Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80203
Fax: (303) 866-2803
Reasonable accommodations for the meetings will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. Please contact the Program Administrator at least one week prior to the scheduled meeting if you need special arrangements.