Email the Health Assistance Network Team at
Connect for Health Colorado offers individuals, families and small employers an online marketplace for health insurance and exclusive access to up-front financial assistance, based on income, to reduce costs. Customers can shop through a website and get expert help in person and over the phone from a network of customer service professionals, including Customer Service Center Representatives, Health Coverage Guides and certified health insurance agents and brokers.
Open Enrollment for 2016 coverage will run from Nov. 1, 2015, through Jan. 31, 2016 at Connect for Health Colorado. Don't forget your eyes and teeth. You can purchase vision or dental insurance year-round. Those who have experienced a qualifying life event such as marriage, divorce, childbirth or adoption may qualify to buy insurance outside of open enrollment. Visit the New Customers page on the Connect for Health Colorado website for more information. If you've already purchased health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado and have experienced a qualifying life event, visit the Current Customers page to report your change and ensure you have the right coverage.
The Health Assistance Network provides local, in-person assistance to individuals, families and small businesses looking for health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado. Certified Health Coverage Guides located across the three counties are available to assist with evaluating health plan options, applying for insurance affordability programs and enrolling in health coverage. All health coverage guides are bilingual in English and Spanish and are available by appointment in a variety of locations.
Eagle and Garfield County: 970-471-0672
Pitkin and Garfield County: 970-471-3554
To find a Health Coverage Guide near you and to schedule an appointment, please visit Get Covered America:
Open Enrollment Walk-in Events will be held at the
Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs from Noon to 6 p.m. on the following dates:
Thursday Nov 12, 2015
Thursday Dec 10, 2015
Thursday Jan 14, 2016
Our Health Coverage Guides will be available at these events to assist with the enrollment process.
Health Insurance Resources
Community partner sites that will provide space to meet with customers include the local hospitals (VVMC, VVH, GRH, AVH), Mountain Family Health Centers, Mind Springs Health and Pitkin County Health & Human Services.
Eagle County Department of Human Services, in partnership with Pitkin County Human Services, Community Health Services, Inc., Garfield County Human Services and Public Health departments and Mountain Family Health Centers, was one of 58 organizations in Colorado selected to provide in-person assistance to customers of the new health insurance marketplace starting in October. ECHHS received one of the top five funded awards in the state.
If you are a Veteran and would like more information about your health care options in conjunction with the Affordable Care Act please visit the
When you apply for Medical programs through
PEAK, you may be able to find out if you are approved right away through Real Time Eligibility (RTE). To improve your chances of RTE, please read the
Additional information on Medicaid and CHP+ can be provided by visiting:
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing's web page . If you would like to provide feedback, file a complaint or ask for an appeal regarding Connect for Health Colorado please visit the
Connect for Health Colorado feedback web page.