Feb. 5, 2024

Hospital Discounted Care Newsletter

This newsletter provides information and updates on the implementation of House Bill (HB) 21-1198, Health Care Billing Requirements for Indigent Patients, otherwise known as Hospital Discounted Care. Low-income patients who aren't enrolled in Health First Colorado or Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) will have the opportunity to apply for financial assistance or charity care programs at the health care facility where they receive care.

Please visit our Hospital Discounted Care webpage for more information.

Hospital Discounted Care Updates

Updated Operations Manual:

An updated version of the Hospital Discounted Care Operations Manual has been uploaded to the Hospital Discounted Care Provider Information webpage. The only change in this version of the manual is an update to HCPF's mailing address under the appeals and complaints sections.

HCPF's New Address:

HCPF's official mailing address has changed to the following:

Department of Health Care Policy and Financing 

303 E. 17th Avenue

Denver, CO 80203

If your facility needs to mail documents to the Hospital Discounted Care team, please include "ATTN: State Programs Section, Special Financing Division" in the address. Please note that the best way to contact us is through the Hospital Discounted Care email inbox, [email protected].

Office Hours

HCPF is holding office hours every Wednesday at 9 a.m. No registration is required. The Zoom link and call in information are on the Hospital Discounted Care website.

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