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Welcome to the ColoradoPAR provider website!

Attention All Providers

Effective June 13, 2016, Medicaid in Colorado will be called “Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program).” New cards issued to members will have the Health First Colorado name and logo, however old cards are still valid. Members do not need to request new cards. Visit for more information.

New ! Revision and Peer-to-Peer Process guides are now posted! Visit the Provider Resources tab to view/download.

You’ll Want to Read This !  Visit the State News and Resources tab each month to read the Provider Bulletin for important updates.




PAR Program Provider Bulletins

 HCPF Provider Bulletin


PAR Portal/eQSuite

PAR Portal Login


PAR Training Opportunities

eQSuite Training


 PAR Letters/IDs
PAR Letters
Medicaid Portal


  Fee Schedule   

Fee Schedule 


 Billing Manuals

Billing Manuals



eQHealth Solutions is pleased to be selected by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) to provide services for the ColoradoPAR (prior authorization request) program, effective September 1, 2015. Together, eQHealth and HCPF will serve Medicaid members by focusing on and implementing HCPF’s mission to improve health care access and outcomes for the people we serve while demonstrating sound stewardship of financial resources.

The ColoradoPAR Program reviews PARs for the following services and supplies: 
    Behavioral Therapy
 Diagnostic imaging
 Durable medical equipment (DME)
    Habilitative Speech Therapy - Adult
 Inpatient out-of-state admissions
 Medical services including transplant and bariatric surgery
 Physical & occupational therapy
 Pediatric long term home health (LTHH)
 Private duty nursing
 Synagis®
 Vision  

Please note: For the above categories, all PARs for clients age 20 and under are reviewed according to EPSDT guidelines.

ColoradoPAR does not review services for Behavioral Health Services, Dental/Orthodontia, Pharmacy, and Transportation.   Please visit the Department’s website for information for additional information on these services at








Required Supporting Documents - Friday, June 17, 2016

Deadline Extended!! The provider community has expressed difficulties in obtaining requested additional PAR documentation within 4 business days.  We have heard you and are taking action!  Starting June 14th, 2016 we have extended the time providers have to respond to a request for additional information to 10 business days. IMPORTANT: All necessary documentation should still be uploaded as soon as possible to prevent any delay in the care of your patient.

NEW! Habilitative Speech Therapy PAR - Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Beginning June 1, 2016, adult Habilitative speech therapy services rendered by independent speech therapists and outpatient hospital based therapy clinics will require prior authorization and approval for medically necessary services, prior to rendering the services. For details, please read the Provider Update for Habilitative Speech Therapy.pdf

Register  for Habilitative Speech Therapy Overview Today! To register click here or go to the Provider Education/Training tab above and click on "Training Registration". 

You’ll Want to Read This! - Monday, May 02, 2016

HCPF monthly Provider Bulletins will keep you up to date with the latest Medicaid program requirements, including ColoradoPAR. Visit the State News and Resources tab the first week of each month for important information!


ColoradoPAR Customer Service Line
888-801-9355 (toll free phone)             

ColoradoPAR Provider Fax
eQHealth Solutions Fax Line
866-940-4288  (toll free fax)

ColoradoPAR Mailing Address 

eQHealth Solutions

Attn: Colorado Medicaid Program

5802 Benjamin Center Dr., Suite 105

Tampa, FL  33634 

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HCPF Main Page



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