How to Qualify and Apply for Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program)

The steps below will help you understand how to apply for Health First Colorado and get care through Kaiser Permanente for your child through CHP+.


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After you’ve been approved for Health First Colorado, the State of Colorado will assign you a Medicaid Primary Care Medical Provider. If you are approved for CHP+, here’s what you need to do to select Kaiser Permanente as your HMO:

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Questions about Health First Colorado with Kaiser Permanente?

Call the Kaiser Permanente Medicaid Assistance Center at
1-800-539-04631-800-539-0463 (toll free) or 711711 (TTY),
9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Español: 1-800-538-63071-800-538-6307