About Us: Colorado Health Partnerships

Colorado Health Partnerships Overview

Who is Colorado Health Partnerships? (CHP)

Colorado Health Partnerships, (CHP) is a public/private partnership providing quality mental health services to Medicaid eligible members in southern and Western Colorado. CHP was formed in 1995, when 8 community mental health centers formed a partnership with ValueOptions®, the nation’s largest independent behavioral health and wellness company. Together, they formed a limited liability corporation (LLC).  This LLC contracts with Colorado’s Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. 

Three of the partners are provider owned LLCs: -  Pikes Peak Medicaid LLCSyCare LLC, and West Slope Casa LLC. These three LLCs encompass eight community mental health centers with responsibility for serving more than 326,000 Medicaid eligible members through eight community mental health centers that span 43 counties.

The three partners are comprised of eight community mental-health centers. They are:

CHP believes individuals and families can, and do recover from mental illness. That is why the Partnership devotes significant resources to helping people overcome the challenges of serious and persistent mental illness.

If your clients are in one of the following counties in Colorado, and are receiving Medicaid, they are automatically enrolled in the program.

Alamosa Eagle La Plata Pueblo
Archuleta El Paso Las Animas Prowers
Baca Fremont Mesa Rio Blanco
Bent Garfield Mineral Rio Grande
Chaffee Grand Moffat Routt
Conejos Gunnison Montezuma Saguache
Costilla Hinsdale Montrose San Juan
Crowley Huerfano Otero San Miguel
Custer Jackson Ouray Summit
Delta Kiowa Park Teller
Dolores Lake Pitkin

You can learn more about member’s mental health benefits by linking to the following: