To promote and support medical homes to improve health outcomes for children and advance health equity.
CCHAP is a nonprofit organization that has grown from awareness that private practice healthcare providers throughout Colorado wanted to do their share in taking care of underserved children, but numerous barriers prevented them from doing so. Although the barriers to private practices serving these children were numerous, CCHAP, in coordination with private pediatric practices and family practices, have shown that these barriers can be overcome.
CCHAP’s pilot phase began in 2006 with seven Denver metro pediatric practices to structure a program of supports to help overcome these barriers. The CCHAP staff and the pilot practice administrators spent numerous hours working to refine the program.
CCHAP now works with more than 250 pediatric and family practices across the state of Colorado and continues to work with an Advisory Board of providers and practice managers from all around the state. We are continuously seeking advice and refining our support services, as well as developing new initiatives such as: