Can an individual qualify for Health First Colorado or Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) coverage that is granted deferred action under the Department of Homeland Security’s temporary Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival process?


No, individuals must be lawfully present to be eligible for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) or Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+). Individuals granted deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival are not be eligible for Health First Colorado or CHP+.