Starting January 1, 2021, there are new benefits for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) members seeking treatment for drug or alcohol use, or both.
- Health First Colorado has added coverage for residential treatment, inpatient treatment and medical withdrawal management services for drug and/or alcohol use.
- These new benefits help with recovery from the effects of drug and alcohol use, and recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
- If you need treatment for drug and/or alcohol use, talk with your provider. Residential treatment and inpatient treatment need pre-approval.