Health First Colorado Medicaid Buy-in Program for Working Adults with Disabilities


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment

~~“The Health First Colorado Buy-In Program for Working Adults with Disabilities lets adults with a disability who qualify to "buy-into" Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program). If you work and earn too much to qualify for Health First Colorado you may qualify. If you qualify, you pay a monthly premium. Your monthly premium is based on your income.

Who qualifies?
•You must be between 16 and 64 years old,
•You must be employed,
•You must have a qualifying disability. The Social Security Administration (SSA) listings describes what disabilities qualify, and
•Your income must be below 450% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). For example, you can make about $4,523 a month and qualify.”

  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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