Information on Medicaid eligibility in Colorado is available at Colorado.gov as of June 2015, and individuals can apply for Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus through the website. Individuals can also apply for Medicaid in person at a county office, online at Colorado.gov/PEAK, by phone or by mail, states Colorado.gov.
Colorado Medicaid receives federal and state funding and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing administers the program. Colorado Medicaid benefits include dental, behavioral health, wellness and rehabilitation services. Maternity and newborn care, outpatient and emergency services and prescription drugs are also available. Other services include laboratory testing and preventive and primary care, notes the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.