Frequently Asked Questions About Health Insurance This entry was posted in News on January 21, 2014 by Webmaster. What is the penalty if I do not have health insurance coverage in 2014? How can I check the status of my Medicaid application? I am a health care provider and have received numerous questions about health care reform from my patients. What information do I need to know about the law? How does the Connect for Health Colorado marketplace work? I want to apply for financial assistance to buy health insurance on the marketplace. Why do I have to fill out a Medicaid application? How do I apply for Child Health Plan Plus? Where do I apply for Medicaid? I applied online but did not receive a denial or approval immediately. What should I do next? How is Medicaid different than Medicare?