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County and Medical Assistance Site

Eligibility Site Toolkit for ACA Implementation
Updated 10/07/2013

This toolkit page is designed to provide key information regarding the implementation of the ACA to Eligibility Sites. The page and resources below will be updated as new information needs to be shared. We will update the date stamp above when the page is updated.  We recommend you bookmark this page so you can come back often.


ACA Information & Consumer Materials

What You Need to Apply for Insurance (English)

What You Need to Apply for Insurance (Spanish)

Important Dates for Connect for Health Colorado and Medicaid (Available in English only)

Who Does What in Implementing the ACA (Available in English only)

All Partner and Consumer Resources 

Message from Connect for Health CO regarding the Advanced Premium Tax Credit


FAQs and Training

Connect for Health Colorado FAQs

Department FAQs from Churn Stakeholder Meetings FAQs for Consumers

All ACA and Non-MAGI Training Materials and Webinars

Connect for Health Colorado News


Paper Applications

Quick Reference Guide to the New Paper Applications

Additional Guidance on the New Paper Application

Applications effective October 1, 2013

Training Webinar on the Single Streamlined Application


Phone Applications & Customer Contact Center

Customer Contact Center (Call Center) Information (updated 09-30-2013)

Sample Script for Eligibility Workers: Use this sample script to help you direct clients wishing to complete a phone application. (updated 09-30-2013)


Resources from the Governor's Office of Information Technology

For the latest information, visit the CBMS Portal and read the Queue.

CBMS Fact Sheet

CBMS Changes Fact Sheet

CBMS Preliminary Release Notes - September Build 2013

September Build Activities Quick View for Counties, MA Sites and PE Sites

Command Center Flowchart

CBMS September Roadmap


Client Correspondence & Noticing

Sample Medicaid Notice of Action--sent to applicants to notify of Denial, Approval, Termination and/or Changes.

Notice of Action (English)

Notice of Action (Spanish)


Sample Medicaid "No Client Action is Needed" Letter--may be sent to newly eligible clients along with a Medicaid denial, if they apply in October or November 2013.

"No Client Action Needed" Letter  


Draft Connect for Health Colorado Client Correspondence - Applicants who are denied Medicaid but are eligible for financial assistance through Connect for Health Colorado to help purchase health care coverage through the marketplace will receive correspondence from Connect for Health Colorado. The draft document below may evolve and should not be considered final.

Draft Connect for Health Colorado Client Correspondence


RMS Activities Update

The following resources are to provide background and assist counties in tracking activities that, pending approval from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), should be eligible for the enhanced  match rate.  Counties will need to begin tracking these activities October 1, 2013, in order to be eligible for any enhanced funding moving forward.

Summary of Changes IM&SS Oct - Dec 2013

RMS Activities Eligible for Enhanced Match

Direct Code Activities 




Colorado County Contact Information


Medical Assistance Sites