Insurance Assistance

Tri-County Health Network Navigators provide individual assistance for anyone seeking to learn about their health insurance options or apply for: 

  • Health First Colorado (Medicaid)
  • Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)
  • Private Plans through Connect 4 Health Colorado
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or Food Stamps)

Our expert navigators schedule private appointments and can help identify the best options for you or your family. We work with you to find coverage that you qualify for and that suits your needs. Our local navigators will be happy to help you throughout Delta, Ouray, San Miguel and Montrose counties.

Open Enrollment starts November 1! 

Sign Up Between:

  • November 1st-December 15th: For coverage January 1st, 2020
  • December 16th-January 15th: For coverage February 1st, 2020

Our team of Health Coverage Guides (HCGs) are trained to help individuals navigate Colorado’s state insurance marketplace, Connect for Health Colorado, and assist in the enrollment process. We can help you apply for subsidies to lower the cost of your health insurance! 

Open enrollment is November 1-January 12. Everyone will need to re-enroll during this time period to receive insurance for the beginning of 2020. Give us a call to learn more or schedule an appointment!

We have Certified HCGs serving the communities of Ridgway, Ouray, Telluride Area, Norwood and the Westend including: Nucla, Naturita & Paradox. We can schedule individual appointments or speak to your employees.

Medicaid / CHP+ Assistance and SNAP

We are a Certified Application Assistance Site. Our Enrollment Navigators process and enroll eligible children, pregnant women, and families efficiently and effectively into entitlement programs such as Medicaid / CHP+ and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). You can enroll into Medicaid/CHP+ at any point in the year.

A Navigator will guide you through the entire enrollment process – from assuring the enrollment package is complete and submitting the application; through approval and renewal. We have enrolled more than 1,200 individuals into Medicaid or CHP+.

Find the Assistor nearest you:


Carol Shutter


Norwood/West End

Skitter Jones


Telluride Area

Justin Fleischer



Angela Bullard


Montrose County

Daniel Cornejio


Health Enrollment Fairs

Saturday, November 9, 10am-4pm Paonia Public Library 80 Samuel Wade RD Paonia, CO

Saturday, November 9, 9am-1pm Ouray Public Health 302 2nd St. Ouray, CO

Thursday, November 14, 12pm-6pm Cedaredge Library 180 SW 6th Ave Cedaredge, CO

Saturday, November 16, 10am-4pm Courthouse Annex 335 W. Colorado Ave Telluride, CO

Thursday, November 21, 12pm-7pm WEEDC 217 W. Main St. Naturita, CO

Wednesday, December 4, 12pm-7pm Miramonte Building 2nd floor, BOCC room 333 W. Colorado Ave Telluride, CO

Saturday, December 7, 9am-3pm Ridgway Library 300 Charles St. Ridgway, CO

Wednesday, December 11, 10am-2pm Lone Cone Library 1455 S. Pinion St. Norwood, CO

Saturday, December 14, 10am-4pm Miramonte Building 2nd floor, BOCC room 333 W. Colorado Ave Telluride, CO

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