Resources for Consumers

How do I Apply for Medicaid or CHP+

Review options to apply online, in-person, over the phone, or via mail through Health First Colorado

Need to purchase your own health insurance?

Open Enrollment is November 1, 2018 through January 15, 2019. If you or your family make too much money to qualify for Medicaid or CHP+ and do not receive health insurance from your employer, now is the time you can purchase health insurance through the Colorado Marketplace, Connect for Health Colorado.

Confused about Medicare?

Open Enrollment for Medicare is October 15 to December 7. The Colorado SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) provides free and confidential information about Medicare. Call 1-888-696-7213 or go to Colorado’s Division of Insurance page to learn more. You can also call SHIP counselors in:

Need help with a medical bill?

The Colorado Consumer Health Initiative’s Consumer Assistance Program can help you navigate health coverage and healthcare and help you to resolve problems with health insurance claims and billing issues.

Call 303-839-1261, email or complete the form on the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative page.