State Medical Assistance and Services Advisory Council

The Medical Care Advisory Committee was created in 1967 and operates in accordance with 42 CFR 431.12 (Code of Federal Regulations) based on section 1902(a)(4) of the Social Security Act and was established as the Colorado State Medical Assistance and Services Advisory Council under Section 25.5-4-203 C.R.S. (Colorado Revised Statutes).

The Colorado State Medical Assistance & Services Advisory Council exists to improve and maintain the quality of the Medicaid Program by:

  • Contributing specialized knowledge and experience to that available within the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, and

  • Providing a two-way channel of communication with the individuals, organizations, and institutions in the community that, with the administrating Agency, provide and/or pay for medical care and services.

These meetings will now be held quarterly with meetings convening at 6:00pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Meetings take place at:

303 East 17th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
7th Floor

2021 Meeting Schedule and Handouts

March 24, 2021

Meeting Minutes

Agenda

January 27, 2021

Meeting Minutes

Agenda

2020 Meeting Schedule and Handouts

 
February 26, 2020

Meeting Minutes

Agenda

May 27, 2020

Meeting Minutes

Agenda

August 26, 2020

Meeting Minutes

Agenda

October 7, 2020

Meeting Minutes

Agenda

November 18, 2020

Meeting Minutes

Agenda


 
 

Our Members

The Board has a representative from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and from the Colorado Department of Health. The fourteen members of the board are appointed by the Governor for a term of two years. The Board consists of the following representatives:

 

Current Vacancies

Representing: Physicians

Members

Representing: Pharmacists - William Irizzary

Representing: Physicians - Margaret Tomcho

Representing: Behavioral Health Services- Jill Atkinson

Representing: Nurses - Theresa Buxton

Representing: Nursing Facilities - Sarah Schumann

Representing: Home Health - Janet Puglisi

Representing: Optometry - Heather Gitchell

Representing: Osteopathy - Peter McNally, DO

Representing: Hospitals - Christopher Newmann

Representing: Dentists - Sean Whalen

Representing: Public - Penny Grande

Representing: Public - Kimberley Jackson

Representing: Public - Robert Ward

Representing HCPF - Marceil Case

Department of Health Care Policy & Financing
1570 Grant Street
Denver, Colorado 80203
Phone: 303-866-3054
Email: marceil.case@state.co.us

Bylaws

The State Medical Assistance and Services Advisory Council Rules of Procedure

Contact Us/Join Us

Program Administrator:

Mary Hoatam-Belnay
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
1570 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-5132

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.