Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing: Program for Individuals with Physical or Developmental Disabilities
Children’s Home and Community-Based Services Waiver (CHCBS)
A waiver is an extra set of Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) benefits that you (or your child) could qualify for in certain cases. These benefits can help you remain in your home and community. Waivers have extra program rules and some programs may have waitlists.
Single Entry Point Agency – they offer access to behavioral and physical health services for Coloradans. Child Health Plan Plus This low-cost health plan is for uninsured children ages 18 and under whose families earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but cannot afford private insurance. Medicaid provides health coverage for low-income families, pregnant women, senior citizens, and people with disabilities. Our programs cover behavioral, physical, and long-term care.
An online service for Coloradoans to screen themselves and apply for medical, food and cash assistance programs.
eBenefits is a joint effort of the VA and the DoD that allows veterans and their dependents to apply for benefits, view the status of their claims, and access VA documents online.
Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) is public health insurance for Coloradans who qualify. Health First Colorado is funded jointly by a federal-state partnership and is administered by the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing.
Health First Colorado Buy In Program
The Health First Colorado Buy-In Program for Working Adults with Disabilities lets adults with a disability who qualify to “buy-into” Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program). If you work and earn too much to qualify for Health First Colorado you may qualify. If you qualify, you pay a monthly premium. Your monthly premium is based on your income.
Tax Help Colorado offers free tax preparation assistance to individuals who earn less than about $54,000 a year, helping to ease the burden of commercial tax preparation costs on low-wage earners.
If you have reached this page because you are in crisis, please call Colorado Crisis Services Statewide Hotline 1-844-493-8255 or Text TALK to 38255