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We know your priority is caring for your patients, and we respect your dedication to serving the medically underserved in Colorado. We want to be the easiest health plan for providers to work with.

Benefits of being a contracted provider include:

  • Dedicated liaisons to meet your individual needs
  • Care managers who work with members who require extra care
  • User-friendly tools like claim status checks and eligibility verification
  • A comprehensive provider training program
  • Communication through informative bulletins and newsletters
  • Extra benefits for our members

How do I Become a Colorado Access Provider?

There are two ways in which providers may participate:

Be Added to the Provider Referral List for Long Term Services and Supports Programs

Our Access Long Term Support Solutions (ALTSS) program provides personalized care management and referrals to providers and community resources for qualifying members who have chronic illnesses or disabilities that require long term care. Members who may be eligible for this service include those who are: elderly, blind, living with AIDS, have mental health issues, a disability, brain or spinal cord injuries, or children with a life-limiting illness or physical disability. To be added to the list of providers and community resources, for either medical or non-medical services, please contact us at 877-710-9993 or click here for more information.

Become a Contracted Provider

Adding Individual Providers to an Existing Contract

If your practice is currently contracted with Colorado Access, and you would like to add a new provider to your practice, please complete a Clinical Staff Update Form and email it to Provider Relations at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fax it to 303-755-2368.

New Providers Who Want to Join the Colorado Access Network  

Currently, we are not recruiting or adding new providers to our medical or behavioral networks. However, a few exceptions may apply:  

  • Child Health Plan Plus (State Managed Care Network or CHP+HMO) – we are currently contracting with highly specialized medical providers, psychiatrists, and medical providers in rural areas.
  • Access Behavioral Care (ABC) – we are currently contracting with psychiatrists, family nurse practitioners (FNPs), nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs) with prescriptive abilities, providers who speak a foreign language other than Spanish, and providers who specialize and are experienced in treating eating disorders. 

If these exceptions don’t apply to you, you may still submit a request with the information below. If you don’t receive a response, please be assured we keep these requests on file. These requests are our first point of reference when recruiting new providers.

If these exceptions do apply to you, please email the information below to our provider contracting department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We will review your request within 30 business days, and will respond to you directly. Incomplete information will result in a delayed response. 

  • Practice/facility name
  • Individual provider name(s) and degree or type of licensure
  • Specialty, including information regarding services you provide.
  • Full practice/facility address, including county, for all practice locations. If you provide services in the home, please provide the geographic area(s) in which you provide services
  • Contact person’s name, phone number, and email address
  • The plan(s) in which you would like to participate: CHP+HMO, CHP+ State Managed Care Network, and/or Access Behavioral Care
  • A current W-9
  • Your NPI number

Your current Medicaid provider number and proof that you have revalidated your number with the state. This is a requirement to participate in our networks. For more information about participating in Medicaid or the revalidation process, please visit The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing’s website at: https://www.colorado.gov/hcpf/provider-resources

 

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