Medicaid 2017-01-09T21:45:09+00:00

Medicaid

What is Medicaid?

Medicaid is free or low cost public health insurance for Coloradans who qualify. Medicaid can cover your doctor visits, emergency care, preventive care such as screenings and immunizations, and other procedures and treatments.

Who is Eligible?

Financially qualified children ages 0-18 and parents with dependent children

Parents whose income is at or below 133% of the Federal Poverty Level

Children age 6-18 whose family income is at or below 133% of the Federal Poverty Level

Pregnant women at or below 195% of the Federal Poverty Level

Medicaid Monthly Maximum Income Guidelines

Effective April 1, 2015

Family
Size
Parents and
Caretaker Relatives
68% Poverty Level *
Adults
(Ages 19-65)
133% Poverty Level
Children
(Ages 0-18)
142% Poverty Level
Pregnant Women
195% Proverty Level
1
667
1,305
1,393
1,913
2
903
1,766
1,886
2,587
3
1,139
2,227
2,378
3,265
4
1,375
2,688
2,870
3,941
5
1,610
3,149
3,362
4,617
6
1,846
3,610
3,855
5,293
7
2,082
4,071
4,347
5,969
8
2,318
4,532
4,839
6,645
9
2,553
4,994
5,331
7,321
10
2,789
5,455
5,824
7,997
Co-payments may apply; no co-pays for American Indians, Alaska Natives or pregnant women and her household.
*To align with federal policy, effective April 1, 2015, the Parents and Caretaker Relative maximum FPL has been changed from 107% to 68% FPL. For more information to go www.colorado.gov/HCPF

How to Apply

Rio Grande Hospital is now an application assistance site for Colorado residents seeking to apply for Medicaid. Come in and inquire at the admissions desk or you may call 719-657-2510 ext. 1063 to speak with Monica Ware.

For more information please visit www.colorado.gov/hcpf