Business and Health Benefits Office
69 Capote Dr, Ignacio CO, 81137
Mon-Fri, 8:00a – 5:00p
Closed 12:00p – 1:00p
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The Tribal Health Department manages tribal funds, federal funds, health insurance collections, and grants to provide health care services to tribal members and health center beneficiaries. These funds are deposited into one of three accounts, which helps ensure tribal funds are used for enrolled tribal members only. Federal and grant funds are used for enrolled tribal members and all other Native American and Alaska Native beneficiaries who receive health-related services.
All individuals that seek care through the Southern Ute Tribal Health Department are required to apply for the governmental benefits for which they qualify; which include but are not limited to:
Health Benefits Staff
Lori Herrera – Patient Registration
I have worked for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe for over 25 years. I enjoy spending time with family, camping and baking.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I transfer records to the business and tribal health benefits office?
Fill out the following form and return to the business office : Release of information TO SUTHD
How do I apply for Medicaid?
- Online: https://www.healthfirstcolorado.com/apply-now/
- Phone: (Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm) : Call 1-800-221-3943 / State Relay: 711
- Mail: https://hcpf.colorado.gov/how-to-apply#by-mail
- In Person: Go to your local county office
- If your county is not listed below, click here
La Plata County, Colorado
Tech Center Plaza
10 Burnett Ct., First Floor
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 382-6150
Fax: (970) 247-2208
Archuleta County, Colorado
551 Hot Springs Blvd.
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Phone: (970) 264-2182
Fax: (970) 264-2186
Montezuma County, Colorado
109 West Main, Room 203
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 564-4100
San Juan County, Colorado
1557 Greene St.
Silverton, CO 81433
Phone: (970) 382-6150
In New Mexico
- Online: www.yes.state.nm.us
- Phone: Call the Consolidated Customer Service Center: 1-800-283-4465
How do I sign up for Medicare?
Go to the website to see if you qualify : https://www.medicare.gov/