Benefit Details
Colorado Medicaid
Managing Agency Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

Program Description

Medicaid is a program that pays for health insurance for some Coloradans who can not afford it. When state and Federal eligibility criteria are met, Medicaid covers families with children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. People who are not U.S. citizens can only get Medicaid to pay a life threatening medical emergency. The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing administers the Medicaid program.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Colorado, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. You must also be either pregnant, blind, have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, be responsible for children under 19 years of age, or be 65 years of age or older.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

For more information on how to apply to this program, please visit:

Program Contact Information

To learn more about Colorado Medicaid, please visit the program FAQ page:
Coloradans can contact the Medicaid customer service information toll-free line (Se Habla Espanol): 1-800-221-3943
TTY users can call: 1-800-659-2656