Renewing your Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) or Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) benefits


What you need to know and do.



Colorado is returning to normal renewal processes for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+). Check your email, mail, and PEAK inbox and take action when you get official messages. You can see your renewal date in PEAK at opens in a new tab at any time. If you receive a renewal packet, make sure you fill it out, sign it, and return it by the due date. Learn more about renewals visit opens in a new tab.

What is medical assistance renewal?

It’s the way to see if you are eligible to keep getting Medicaid or CHP+ benefits for another year. The state will send you a notice saying you need to renew for Medicaid or CHP+.

The notice will tell you:

  • The date your documents are due
  • What information you need to give
  • What documents you need to send
  • Ways you can renew
  • Signature requirements

What documents will I need?

It will depend on what applies to you, so check your notice. Examples of documents you may need to send copies of:

  • Your birth certificate or driver’s license/state ID
  • Pay stubs or tax returns
  • Bank statements
  • Proof of address
  • Bills for housing, utilities and other expenses
  • Medical records
  • Record of immigration status

What happens if I miss the renewal due date?

If you miss the renew due date, your benefits may end.

Where can I go if I have more questions?

No longer qualify?

Visit opens in a new tab to learn more about coverage options available.


Choose how to renew



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Create or log into your account. Complete and submit forms online.




In person

Visit your local county department of human services or Community Assistor. Be sure to take needed documents with you. County offices can be found at opens in a new tab. Community Assistors can be found at opens in a new tab.



By mail

Complete your paperwork and mail it to the local county office address identified in your renewal packet.

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