Pediatric Personal Care Services
The Pediatric Personal Care Benefit helps Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) members 20 years old and younger with in-home, non-medical support with daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, meal preparation, and toileting.
Please see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for more details about this benefit.
Who qualifies for the Pediatric Personal Care Benefit?
These services are a benefit for Health First Colorado members who meet the following requirements:
- Are 20 years old or younger
- Qualify for at least one of the 17 personal care tasks as assessed by the Personal Care Assessment Tool (PCAT), and other supporting clinical documentation.
The 17 Personal Care Tasks
- Meal Preparation
- Hygiene - Hair Care/Grooming
- Hygiene - Nail Care
- Hygiene - Shaving
- Hygiene- Mouth Care
- Hygiene - Skin Care
- Mobility - Positioning
- Mobility - Transfer
- Toileting - Bladder Care
- Toileting - Bowel Care
- Toileting - Bowel Program
- Toileting - Catheter Care
- Medication Reminders
Need help finding a Personal Care provider?
Part of the Department's goal is to increase the number of PC providers across the state who accept Health First Colorado to help Health First Colorado members receive PC services. See the Department's provider list (PC Provider List) to find a Personal Care provider near you.