Health First Colorado (Medicaid) - Montrose County Department of Human Services


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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:
LocationMontrose County
Geographical AreaMontrose County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureApplications maybe accepted in person, by FAX, by mail, or online at
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
- Completed Agency Application
- Valid Photo ID
- Proof of Residency (address)
- Proof of Household Income
- Social Security Cards (originals)
- Birth Certificates (originals)
- Proof of Household Expenses (rent, utilities, child care expenses, etc.)
- Proof of Lawful Presence (legal status)
- Other Documentation as Requested
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityFor low-income Individuals/Households without insurance who meet program requirements
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (administration hours)
Specific Hours: Also by appointment
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 252-5000
Physical Site Address 1 1845 S TOWNSEND AVE
Physical Site City, State, Zip MONTROSE, CO 81401
Main Phone (970) 252-5000 (administration)
Hotline Phone Nurse Advice Line (for HFC/Medicaid members only) - 1-800-283-3221 available 24/7
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Other Phone (800) 221-3943 (Benefits / Coverage / Services)
Fax (970) 252-5060
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Montrose County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 1845 S TOWNSEND AVE
This Service: Health First Colorado (Medicaid) - Montrose County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: CHIP Programs (NL-5000.1500)
Medicaid (NL-5000.5000)