Special Programs for Seniors

Age 55 & Up

EBD

Elderly, Blind, and Disabled Waiver (EBD)

Age 18 – 64 OR Age 65 & Up

The Elderly, Blind, or Disabled (EBD) waiver provides assistance to people ages 65 and older who have a functional impairment, or are blind, or to people ages 18-64 who are physically disabled or have a diagnosis of HIV or AIDS, and require long-term supports and services in order to remain in a community setting. 

HBU

HBU

Hospital Back-up (HBU) supports qualified skilled nursing facilities in providing hospital level care to clients who are ventilator dependent, have complex wounds, or have medically complex needs. 

OBSS

OBRA Specialized Services (OBSS)

Age 18 & Up

OBRA Specialized Services (OBSS) provides integrated community-based supports to individuals with I/DD residing in nursing facilities. Support and services are similar to State SLS. 

NF

Nursing Facility (NF)

Nursing facilities (NF) offer 24-hour medical and skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, or health-related services to individuals through different levels of care.

PACE

Programs of All-Inclusive Care For The Elderly (PACE)

Age 55 & Up

Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) provides comprehensive health care services to their participants. One of the main objectives of the PACE program is to enable older adults to live in the community as long as medically and socially feasible. 

Curious about what waiver provides what service?

Blue Icon with a guide image
To find a qualified provider, please contact your case manager or visit
https://www.healthfirstcolorado.com/find-doctors/

Connected with DP and wanting to know more?

Contact your Case Manager (or Service Coordinator) for help or assistance

Not yet connected?

Not sure where to go?
Call our main line at
303-858-6600
Need to contact our Intake team? Please fill out our Intake Referral Form or leave a message with our intake team by calling 303-858-2260
For helpful guides and information about our services, please visit our Helpful Tools page