Fri Oct 9th, 2020
Tags: Anita L. Brock MSHS MPH, Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), Connect for Health Colorado, Denver Indian Health and Family Services, Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program), Indian Health Service (IHS), Southern Ute Tribal Health, Tribal Health staff, urban Indian health programs
Easier enrollment options available
Native Americans living in Colorado have protections and benefits through Connect for Health Colorado. You can sign up for health insurance with comprehensive benefits, Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) or Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) and continue to receive services from Indian Health Service, tribal health programs, or urban Indian health programs. Members of federally recognized tribes can enroll in health insurance year-round and are eligible for financial help based on income and other factors.
Enrolling in insurance has never been so easy! The insurance enrollment specialists at the SUIT Health Department will be coordinating with enrollment and eligibility staff at Denver Indian Health and Family Services to bring the Southern Ute Tribal Membership and local IHS beneficiaries a much smoother and speedier insurance enrollment process. Enrollment and eligibility staff at Denver Indian Health and Family Services are experts in insurance enrollment and can address the benefits Native Americans are afforded when enrolling in health insurance.
The friendly and knowledgeable enrollment specialists at Denver Indian health and Family Services will be coordinating with Tribal Health staff to facilitate your application through the Colorado State enrollment and eligibility system. Applications are available for completion through Tribal Health staff; once completed all applications will be sent to Denver Indian health and Family Services for processing. We are excited about this development and foresee the insurance enrollment process to be much smoother with less turnaround time.
On average Denver Indian Health and Family Services completes the processing of applications within a 72-hour timeframe.
This service is open to all IHS beneficiaries and Southern Ute tribal members in our area; you do not need to be a patient at our clinic to discuss insurance coverage. To discuss insurance options please call Savannah Benally or Elizabeth Gallegos at 970-563-2204 or 970-563-2203.