How to Apply for Medicaid in Colorado
There are two primary ways to apply for Medicaid.
- Colorado PEAK: This online application can be instantaneous.
- Complete a paper application: Applications are available at any county Department of Human Services. or you may print an application from the Health Care Policy and Financing website. Paper applications may take up to 45 days to process. If you need an additional disability application, this can take up to 90 days to process.
For assistance completing the paperwork, or if you have questions and wish to speak to someone knowledgeable about Medicaid, please visit the Health Care Policy and Financing website. Definitions and information on where to find single entry points, CCBs, and private case management entities may also be found on this website.