Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) - Garfield County Department of Human Services

Garfield County Department of Human Services- Garfield County Department of Human Services

 
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceHealth 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
- immunizations
- 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.

People can access Colorado Peak website for self screening for potential eligibility for health, nutrition and cash benefits. Go to: www.colorado.gov/PEAK
Urgent Services ProvidedHealth Care Coverage - If applying online your approval / denial may be immediate.

Eligibility determination may take up to 45 days
LocationGarfield County
Geographical AreaGarfield County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureApplications maybe accepted in person, by FAX, by mail, or online at www.colorado.gov/PEAK
Intake RequirementsYou may be required to provide proof of:
- Valid picture ID
- Social Security Card
- Proof of income earned/unearned
- Legal residency
- Citizenship
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityPeople eligible for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) are:
- minor children and their parents
- pregnant women
- low income adults

Must be a resident of the County they are applying in, and meet income and resource eligibility guidelines of the State and Federal government.

See web site for current income limits.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, closed major holidays
Specific Hours: Location hours may vary, contact for details
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone Glenwood Springs - 970-945-9191, Rifle - 970-625-5282
Physical Site Address 1 108 8th Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 300
Physical Site City, State, Zip Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Hotline Phone Nurse Advice Line (for HFC/Medicaid members only) - 1-800-283-3221 available 24/7
TDD Phone 711
Other Phone Benefits / Coverage / Services: State Line: 1-800-221-3943
Service Location Email Email available through website
Web Address www.garfield-county.com or www.colorado.gov/PEAK
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Garfield County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Garfield County Department of Human Services- Garfield County Department of Human Services
This Service: Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) - Garfield County Department of Human Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Medicaid (NL-5000.5000)