This blog publishes information typically sent through the Health Facilities Web Portal to health care entities regulated by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Please note that the Web Portal is the official medium for business communication between the Department and licensed and Medicare/Medicaid certified health care entities. Health care entities should continue to monitor their portal accounts routinely.
To: Community Mental Health Centers, Community Mental Health Clinics, Acute Treatment Units, Crisis Stabilization Units
From: Jane Flournoy, Behavioral Health and Community Services Section Manager
The Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is currently accepting applications for the Behavioral Health Entity Implementation and Advisory Committee (BHE-IAC) for the following vacant position:
A provider of substance use disorder services that meets the definition of Behavioral Health Entity as in Section 25-27.6-102 (6) (not having been subject to licensure by the department).
The BHE-IAC is responsible to:
Offer advice to CDPHE and the State Board of Health concerning the phased-in implementation of the BHE license, rules promulgated by the State Board pursuant to C.R.S. 25-27.6-101 et seq., and the implementation of the BHE licensing transition;
Provide ongoing advice to CDPHE regarding Behavioral Health Entities and Behavioral Health Entity licensing; and
Identify a coordinated and aligned process of sharing information across state departments to ensure behavioral health services are available to all residents of Colorado.
The BHE-IAC meetings occur on a recurring monthly basis, taking place on the second Thursday of each month. Meetings are approximately four hours in duration. If you are interested in serving as a committee member for the current vacancy, please complete the application and supplemental documents located here: