Resources for Consumers

How do I Apply for Medicaid or CHP+

Contact our Health Enrollment Team to schedule a phone, in-person, or Zoom appointment by calling 303-363-3013 or emailing

Have you recently lost your job?

If you recently lost your job or had a loss of income, you might qualify for a 60-day Special Enrollment period. This will allow you to sign up for a new health insurance plan or to change your current plan. Get information about signing up for health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado.

Need to purchase your own health insurance?

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?

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.