Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) - Mesa County Department of Human Services
Mesa County Department of Human Services
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
Description of Service
Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) is a health care benefits program for minor children, parents of minor children, pregnant women, and adults. Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) pays for most health care services including, but not limited to:
- Inpatient and outpatient hospitalization
- Physician services
- Family planning
- Transportation to medical services
- And community mental health services
A co-payment is paid at time of service for most benefits. The Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) Mileage may provide reimbursement for transporting Medicaid eligible recipients to and from medical services that are covered by the Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) program.
Undocumented immigrants who may be pregnant are eligible for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) to cover labor and delivery only.
Undocumented immigrants who have a life or limb threatening emergency may apply for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) within three months of the emergency.
All US born children of undocumented immigrants are eligible for Medicaid assistance if the family meets all other eligibility criteria.
Urgent Services Provided
Health Care Coverage - If applying online your approval / denial may be immediate.
Eligibility determination may take up to 45 days
Applications may be accepted in person, by FAX, by mail, or online at www.colorado.gov/PEAK
Documentation requirements included in the application.
People can access Colorado Peak website for self screening for potential eligibility for health, nutrition and cash benefits. Go to: www.colorado.gov/PEAK
Hours of Operation
Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, closed on major holidays
Physical Site Address 1
510 29 1/2 Rd.
Physical Site City, State, Zip
Grand Junction, CO 81504
Mailing Address 1
PO Box 20000-5035
Mailing City, State, Zip
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5035
Administration Phone: 970-241-8480
Nurse Advice Line (for HFC/Medicaid members only) - 1-800-283-3221 available 24/7