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Health & Wellness: Health Insurance & Affordable Care Act Information

Information on medicine, health & wellness from databases, books and magazines in Mesa County Libraries.

New Health Insurance Options

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies - Division of Insurance

The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies- Division of Insurance is a state of Colorado website that provides helpful insurance information, tips and tools to help consumers.

National Association of Insurance Commissioners - Consumer

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is the U.S. regulatory support and standards-setting organization that offers tools and resources to help consumers understand different types of insurance and claims processes.

National Institutes of Health - Health Info Lines

The National Institutes of Health offer a list of toll-free telephone numbers for health information.

Patient Protection, Health Information and Affordable Care Act Internet Sites

AARP Health Law Fact Sheets

The AARP Health Law Fact Sheets is a nonprofit association that helps people age 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

Basics of Healthcare Reform from the Kaiser Family Foundation

The Basics of Healthcare Reform from the Kaiser Family Foundation is the independent source of health policy research, polling and journalism.

The Blue Guide - A Guide to Services for the Unisured in Colorado

The Blue Guide - A Guide to Services for the Unisured in Colorado prepared by the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative is the guide that helps uninsured or underinsured Coloradoans locate local healthcare providers and healthcare assistance sites.

Violence Free Colorado

The Violence Free Colorado website aims to provide education and resources on domestic violence issues.

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing is a state of Colorado website that administers Health First Colorado (Colorado Medicaid program), Child Health Plan Plus, and other health care programs.

Colorado PEAK

The Colorado PEAK is online service for Coloradoans to screen themselves and apply for medical, food and cash assistance programs.

Connect for Health Colorado

The Connect for Health Colorado is Information about Colorado's Health Benefit Exchange, a new marketplace where Coloradans can shop for and buy health insurance based on quality and price.

El es el sitio web del gobierno que ayuda a los consumidores a comprender y aprovechar las disposiciones de la Ley de Atención Médica Asequible en español.

Fair Health Consumer

The Fair Health Consumer is a national independent, not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to bring transparency to healthcare costs and health insurance information through comprehensive data products and consumer resources.

The is a government website that helps consumers understand and take advantage of the Affordable Care Act provisions.

Hilltop's Health Access

The Hilltop's Health Access is the certified assistance site for Mesa County residents using Connect for Health Colorado. They are located at 602 Bookcliff Avenue. The phone number for Mesa County is (970) 244-0850.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers information on programs for public or private drug assistance (1-888-477-2669).

Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners

The Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners offers statewide assistance for mental health services (1-844-493-8255)

Senior Health Care & Medicare Assistance (Colorado SHIP & SMP)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Senior Health Care & Medicare Assistance program (or SHIP) website helps Medicare members navigate the Medicare system and provides free, unbiased, individualized information.