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  • Health Insurance Assistance


    Because of new health care laws, you may qualify for free or lower-cost health insurance!
    For more information or to make an appointment, email healthinfo@jeffco.us for a Jeffco Health Coverage Guide or call 303-271-4691.

    Health Care Reform

    The Affordable Care Act External Link Icon puts consumers back in charge of their health care. Under the law, a new “Patient’s Bill of Rights” gives the American people the stability and flexibility they need to make informed choices about their health. 

    Medicaid Expansion

    In January 2014, Medicaid eligibility requirements expanded to 133% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) for all individuals. The expansion of Medicaid will allow more than 160,000 Coloradans to gain access to Medicaid. You can access Colorado PEAK to see if you are currently eligible for Medicaid.

    Resource: Who is Impacted by Expanding Medicaid? External Link IconC4HC_120x130A  

    Connect for Health Colorado

    The Health Insurance Marketplace External Link Icon helps people who are not eligible for Medicaid.

    Connect for Health Colorado’s open enrollment period has ended. The next open enrollment period is November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015 for 2015 coverage.

    Current customers can access their accounts and report changes. New customers External Link Icon can buy health insurance if they have a qualifying life event, such as moving to Colorado or losing coverage. Tax credits External Link Icon are available to reduce costs. Catastrophic Plans are also available to young adults External Link Icon and certain others.

    Jefferson County is a Certified Connect for Health Colorado Assistance Site and has trained Health Coverage Guides that can assist with a qualifying life event. For more information and to make an appointment with a Health Coverage Guide, call 303-271-4691 or email Connect for Health Colorado.