Can I qualify for Medicaid in Colorado?

I know theres a lot of different questions/surveys I can take, but I end up getting stuck on certain questions or feel like I don't fully understand what they're asking.

Hopefully someone can help direct me on this cause it could save a lot of needed money, right now it's been a struggle for my

I know theres a lot of different questions/surveys I can take, but I end up getting stuck on certain questions or feel like I don't fully understand what they're asking.

Hopefully someone can help direct me on this cause it could save a lot of needed money, right now it's been a struggle for my parents to even afford dog food or gas.

I am 20 years and I rent from my parents.
Currently I've been unemployed since August, using my savings.

I do have mental health issues but only take 1 prescription right now (mental health is also why I am unemployed currently, I'm not sure if I could qualify for disability but I might be looking into that eventually, certain disorders I have make it very difficult to work and there's almost no chance of being able to hold down a full time job long term)

My dad is the only one working right now and he has both me and my step mom on his insurance through his work.

He's paying around $850 a month to have both of us on this plan, which is why I want to get on Medicaid or literally ANYTHING else if possible.

Household income is around 60k-70k a year, my mom has worked off/on temporary jobs in the last year but hasn't found a permanent position. Overall she's been unemployed.

~45k a year if we only count my dads income.

I've spent a few hours reading and researching but it's looking like I won't qualify. I'm hoping someone who knows more about this kind of stuff can give a bit of advice.

Thank you!

Other answer:

StephenWeinstein:
Yes, or you can continue to live with your parents in Colorado, but probably not both.

To qualify for Medicaid, you must:
1) Live in a household where the total income of EVERYONE in the household is low enough, and
2) Either be disabled, get pregnant, have a child, be under 19, be 65 or older, or live in a state that expanded medicaid.

Flower:
You cant get on Medicaid if your total household income is $60K but the max is determined by your county. In some states you must be in a certain category to get on Medicaid. So forget that unless you can prove you pay rent to your parents and buy your own food. Sometimes a letter to that effect may work. You could try to apply for permanent disabiity at the Social Security office. If you need food, go to food pantries.
A Hunch:
No you don't qualify for medicaid in CO.

We don't know where you live in CO.
If you are in Arvada you can purchase insurance for $102 per month.
If you are in Pueblo, you can purchase coverage for $125 per month.

If probably makes sense for your father to remove you from his plan and pay for your own coverage (he can continue to pay).

If you can't afford dog food, you need to adjust your budget or re-home the dog.

If you want to attempt to go on disability that's your choice. You are going to have to adjust to being poor. SSI pays $725 per month in CO. Obviously, you can't rent support your self on that living by your self, you can't even afford to live if you rent a room in house.
– most people would figure out how to hold a job.

Eva:
You will not qualify because your dad's work insurance will cover you and total household income determines affordability. If you were living on your own and/or on disability it might be different.
Casey Y:
Your household income is too high…period. You wont qualify.
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