Medicaid is available to eligible pregnant women, children under the age of 18 (and in some situations the child's parents), adults age 19-64 (on a limited basis), adults 65 and up, and adults with a partial or total disability. U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens can be eligible for Medicaid. Pregnant, undocumented women are eligible for delivery costs only.
Applications for pregnant women and families with children are available in English and Spanish. Applications for adults over the age of 65 or those permanently and totally disabled are available in English and Spanish. Use the Program Eligibility and Application Kit to apply online.
For more information, visit the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing’s web page.
Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT)
The Non-Emergent Medical Transportation program (NEMT) is a resource for Medicaid Clients that have no other means of transportation to get to and/or from their Medicaid appointments. For details regarding who is eligible for NEMT services and how to access NEMT, please see the attached flyer in English and Spanish.
The client must take the Medicaid Transportation Form to the doctor's appointment and obtain the doctor's signature on the form which designates the appointment was medically necessary. This is for mileage reimbursement and bus, train or taxi expenses.
Pre-approval for transportation request must be obtained from the County by calling (970)328-8888 or (970)704-2777.