Health First Colorado Member Handbook

Welcome to Health First Colorado, Colorado’s Medicaid program. Health First Colorado is public health insurance for Coloradans who qualify. It is funded by the federal government and Colorado state government, and is administered by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. To learn about the Department, visit This Member Handbook explains your Health First Colorado benefits. Use it to learn more about your coverage. We’re here to help. For questions, call the Health First Colorado Member Contact Center at 800-221-3943 (State Relay 711) Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The call is free. The Health First Colorado Member Contact Center closes at 2:00 p.m. on the 3rd Thursday of every month. It reopens for normal hours the next day. Visit us online anytime at