State of Colorado Employee Benefits

COmmit to Health

As Coloradans, we live in a state where we are surrounded by beautiful scenery, blissful sunshine, and hard-working people. That is why the State of Colorado strives to provide each of you with a benefits package committed to your health and wellness. Explore your benefit options below.

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Benefits Overview

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Our Approach to Benefits 

Provide cost-effective, high quality health care options 

One of the State of Colorado’s goals is to provide employees with cost-effective, high-quality health care. The FY 2019-20 Employee Benefits Guide will provide you with an overview of your benefits plan options for the upcoming fiscal year, beginning on July 1, 2019. 

Take steps to help employees manage health care costs 

The State offers options such as the Employee Wellness Program’s monthly premium discount incentive, the Medical Supplement Discount Program for qualified employees, and Paladina Health, a primary care option for UnitedHealthcare members that provides most services with no copays or coinsurance. There are additional steps you can take to help reduce the health care costs you pay, such as enrolling in a tax-advantaged, State-administered Flexible Spending Account or opening a personal Health Savings Account.

Help employees better understand and access their benefits 

We recognize the importance of helping you better understand and access your benefits. That’s why we are asking you to join us by making a personal commitment to your health. It starts with enrolling in benefits plans that best meet your needs and those of your family, and it continues year-round by taking advantage of free preventive services and the State’s great wellness opportunities. 


Employees and supervisors are first encouraged to contact their respective Department HR Office or Department Benefit Administrators with questions and issues. ​

For additional assistance, please contact the State of Colorado Employee Benefits Unit. 

Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MT
Toll-Free Number: 800-719-3434 (For use outside the Denver Metro Area)
Local Number: 303-866-3434