Future of Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)

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Updated February 15, 2018


Federal funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), known as Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) in Colorado, was renewed for an additional 4 years on February 9, 2018, for a total of ten years.

Read statements from Governor John Hickenlooper and the Department.

Member Letters

The Department is notifying CHP+ members that the program will continue. CHP+ members will begin receiving letters the week of January 29, 2018.

Sample Letters:

Important Reminders

  • CHP+ members can continue to go to the doctor and use their benefits.
  • CHP+ children can continue to go to the dentist.
  • CHP+ providers can continue to make and keep appointments with the CHP+ members.
  • If a CHP+ member receives a letter stating it is time to renew their CHP+ benefits, they should follow the instructions in the letter and pay their enrollment fee, if one is owed. If they don’t pay their enrollment fee, they may not have coverage.

Can individuals still apply for CHP+?
Yes, new applications for CHP+ will continue to be accepted. 

Will there be any changes to CHP+ benefits or eligibility?
At this time there are no changes to CHP+ benefits or eligibility. CHP+ members can continue going to the doctor, and CHP+ children can continue going to the dentist.

Will CHP+ redetermination packets stop going out?
No, redetermination letters will continue to be mailed and processed.

Do CHP+ members still need to pay their enrollment fee?
Yes, CHP+ members who owe an enrollment fee, need to continue to pay the fee by the deadline listed in their letter.

Stay Informed
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