The Resource Storeroom - Insurance

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Information on Medicaid Waivers


Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) - A low-cost health insurance program for uninsured Colorado children ages 18 and under whose families earn or own too much to qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford private insurance.


Colorado Citizens for Patient Safety


Colorado Cares Rx is a program for Colorado residents to save money on generic prescription medicines. If you meet the eligibility requirements you can order generic prescription medicines that you take on an ongoing basis and receive the medicines through the mail. Enrollment is free, medicines cost $20, $30 or $40 for a 90-day supply and there are no additional charges for shipping and handling.


Connecting Care and Health In Colorado - Information for health care providers, social workers, and uninsured families about programs that pay and provide health care and food assistance.


Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT)


Family Voices - Provides help with health insurance plans, communicating with service providers, navigating Medicaid or other public systems, individual health insurance counseling (such as in benefits decision or help with the appeals process). 1-800-881-8272


Find a Provider Agency - Information on agencies providing care services in the home or community for Colorado Medicaid clients.


Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs (HCP) - Point of contact for health care services and supports for families of children with special needs in Colorado.


Justifying Medical Necessity to Get Services Paid For




Shield Healthcare


Starlight Children's Foundation - Services are provided for seriously, chronically and terminally ill children, aged 4 through 18 years.




Aubrey Rose Foundation - Financial for families caring for children with life threatening illnesses.


Free/Discounted Prescription Medication


NeedyMeds is a non-profit organization founded in 1997 as a resource for people who need help with the cost of medicine.


Pushing Back When Insurers Deny Coverage for Treatment - Good article on how to appeal


Paying the Bills - Tips for families on financing health care for children with special needs. PDF Format


United Healthcare Children's Foundation  - Do your childís medical care needs extend beyond your health planís coverage limits? Provides medical grants for children.


Families USA - Great source for information on health care payer systems (insurance and Medicaid).


Individual Health Plans - Good resource