Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+): Latest Resources

As you may be aware, if Congress does not renew federal funding, CHP+ in Colorado will end on January 31, 2018. Congress can pass a law at any time to renew federal funding for CHP+, but there is no guarantee that they will.

As of today, there are no changes to CHP+ benefits, eligibility or enrollment.

The Department has developed resources to help you answer questions from CHP+ applicants and members. We encourage you to bookmark CO.gov/HCPF/FutureCHP and subscribe to our Future of CHP+ updates here.

New FAQs Available Online Now

The Department has published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) on CO.gov/HCPF/FutureCHP.

Member Communications

In late November, CHP+ members received an informational notice. The sample correspondence is available on CO.gov/HCPF/child-health-plan-plus-chp-member-letters.

If Congress does not act by mid-December 2017, CHP+ members will receive an Eligibility Notice of Action in late December. A sample of this letter will be available soon.

Resources

November 20 Future of CHP+ Recorded Webinar: The Department has made available a recorded webinar on CO.gov/HCPF/FutureCHP facilitated by Gretchen Hammer, Medicaid Director. The webinar provides members, providers, stakeholders, advocates, eligibility partners and counties information about the future of CHP+. The information in this recording is current as of November 20, 2017.

CHP+ Member Messaging: The Department has developed CHP+ member messaging that is available on CO.gov/HCPF/FutureCHP. These resources include talking points, phone hold messaging, social media posts, newsletter content, FAQs, etc.

 

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