Healthy Communities (EPSDT) for all special needs children in El Paso county, ages 0 - 21.
Intake and case management agency for the Childrens Home Based Community Services
Intake and Case Management, A Rise Above, Colorado Springs
Comprehensive case management for all children on Medicaid with special needs
A Rise Above (ARA) will assist you with obtaining Medicaid in a variety of different ways for your disabled child free of charge. ARA is the intake and case management agency for the Children's-Home Community Based Services Medicaid Waiver (C-HCBS) for medically fragile children from birth to their 18 birthday. Kathy Ciano-McGee RN BSN Healthy Communities Coordinator in El Paso County Colorado for special needs children Birth to their 21st birthday. Kathy provides comprehensive case management for special needs children that are Medicaid eligible, she will assist you in understanding your child's benefits and obtain services and equipment that your child needs to reach his/her maximum potential. In addition, when your child turns 18-years-old Kathy can assist with making the transition from any Medicaid waiver to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Adult Medicaid. All C-HCBS and Healthy Communities services are free of charge.