Health First Colorado

Health First ColoradoMedicaid in Colorado is known as Health First Colorado. Health First Colorado is public health insurance for Coloradans who qualify.

Applying online or booking an appointment will provide the quickest service for benefits.

Reapply for benefits online at Colorado PEAK

Child Health Plan Plus

Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) is public low-cost health insurance for certain children and pregnant women. It is for people who earn too much to qualify for Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid program), but not enough to pay for private health insurance.


Qualifying for Health First Colorado depends on your income and the size of your family. Learn how to apply for Health First Colorado.

Case Management Agency

Single Entry Point (SEP) Agencies provide case management, care planning, and make referrals to other resources for Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid program) members with the following qualifying needs: elderly, blind and disabled, persons living with HIV/AIDS, mental health, brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, or cerebral palsy, children with a life-limiting illness, and medically fragile children. See the Case Management Agency webpage for more information.


If you are moving across state lines, ensure your benefits make the move with you by emailing Jeffco's PARIS (Public Assistance Reporting Information System) team. PARIS helps to minimize accidental fraudulent benefit activity.