This is our section on the public health programs available in Colorado for those that don’t qualify for health insurance whether it be due to health or wealth issues.
If you are low-income, uninsured Coloradan in need of healthcare, as everyone is at some time or another, there are several health programs in the state that can help you get the help you need. People are uninsured for many reasons, mainly, when an insurer rejects people due to health conditions and when people cannot afford the cost of coverage. Both of these cases are extremely common, as preexisting conditions are not limited to cancer and diabetes, but also turn people down for having acne (a personal favorite). For individuals who have such medical conditions, Cover Colorado is the state’s high risk pool for conditions. For those who are limited by financial means, Medicaid and CHP+ offer comprehensive health coverage to many sick and low-income individuals.
To find out if you qualify for any of these programs, visit our articles dedicated to each one, and even apply right from the page. We have collected resources about every program, as well as a list of free clinics throughout the state where uninsured people and Medicaid members can receive primary care services. Though you may not know it, the state of Colorado provides healthcare and coverage alternatives for many people. Get insured, and take care of your health and well-being by finding a program that caters to your needs today.