primary care bump

Today (Monday, April 25) the CAFP has asked Governor John Hickenlooper to sign House Bill 1408, the funding vehicle for the Medicaid Primary Care Bump, as part of the total budget package. You can read a copy of the letter sent from the Academy here. There are many things to know about this bill and

The Medicaid Primary Care Bump has proven vital to Colorado’s family physicians, patients and communities. Below, Dr. Glenn Madrid, Colorado Academy of Family Physician’s President and Chair, discusses why the bump matters to him.   To learn more about the Medicaid Primary Care Bump and it’s effect on Colorado’s family physicians and patients, click here.

Medicaid Primary Care Bump

The Medicaid Primary Care Bump is vital to family physicians in Colorado. Background on the Medicaid Primary Care Bump The Affordable Care Act temporarily raised Medicaid primary care rates into parity with Medicare rates. While federal funding for this “bump” ended in December of 2014, Colorado continued funding through the current fiscal year ending June, 2016.