Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Last updated on Feb 21, 2024
  • Sliding Scale
  • County or local government funds
  • Federal Grants
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Other State Funds
  • State Financed Health Insurance plan
  • State mental health agency
  • State welfare or child and family services funds

Contact Info

12055 West 2nd Place
Denver, CO - 80228

T (303) 425-0300

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About Jefferson Center for Mental Health

This is a sliding scale approved program

Family Practice, Behavioral Health/Mental Health Services, counseling, psychiatry, addiction, and crisis.

Programs and Services:
Child, Youth & Family Services
Senior , adults & Older Adult Services
Substance Use Services
Veteran & Military Family Services
Wellness Services

Payments:
MCPN accepts Medicare Fee-For-Service, Health First Colorado Basic (Medicaid), CHP+ State Managed Care Network (SMCN), Colorado Access CHP+, and some private insurance.
For individuals who are uninsured, there is a sliding fee scale for services.
MCPN also accepts the Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP).

To determine what you may qualify for, please make an appointment with Outreach & Enrollment team.

Hours of operation:
Monday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sliding Scale

Jefferson Center for Mental Health operates under a sliding fee scale payment model. What this means to you is that Jefferson Center for Mental Health provides their services even to patients who cannot afford care (such as low-income or who people who need to self-pay). Patients will pay according to their income. Be prepared to provide information on your household income.

2024 Federal Sliding Fee Schedule based on Annual Income

Federal Poverty Guideline At or Below 100% 101% – 125% 126% – 150% 151% – 200% Above 200%
Family Size Nominal Fee ($10) Level 1 Charge $20 Level 2 Charge $30 Level 3 Charge $40 No Discount
1 $0 - $15,060 $15,061 - $22,590 $22,591 - $27,861 $27,862 - $30,120 $30,121+
2 $0 - $25,550 $25,551 - $30,660 $30,661 - $37,814 $37,815 - $40,880 $40,881+
3 $0 - $25,820 $25,821 - $32,275 $32,276 - $38,730 $38,731 - $51,640 $51,641+
4 $0 - $31,200 $31,201 - $39,000 $39,001 - $46,800 $46,801- $62,400 $62,0401+
5 $0 - $36,580 $36,581 - $45,725 $45,726 - $54,870 $54,871 - $73,160 $73,161+
6 $0 - $41,960 $41,961 - $52,450 $52,451 - $62,940 $62,941 - $83,920 $83,921+
7 $0 - $47,340 $47,341 - $59,175 $59,176 - $71,010 $71,011 - $94,680 $94,681+
8 $0 - $52,720 $52,721 - $65,900 $65,901 - $79,080 $79,081 - $105,440 $105,441+

Community Mental Health Center

Jefferson Center for Mental Health is a certified Community Mental Health Center and therefore operates through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance.

County or Local Government Funds

Counties are often responsible for backing services like schools and hospitals. Jefferson Center for Mental Health receives funding from either the county or another local government. This means that mental health services for local residents might be offered for free or at a reduced rate. Call to find out.

Federal Grants

Jefferson Center for Mental Health receives federal grants destined for mental health services. This means that Jefferson Center for Mental Health either recieved money to obtain certification or training for its employees or it has recieved money to offer services such as suicide prevention, telehealth programs, or other behavioral initiatives.

Medicare

Jefferson Center for Mental Health accepts Medicare, a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.

Medicare covers a wide range of mental health services.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers inpatient mental health care services you get in a hospital. Part A covers your room, meals, nursing care, and other related services and supplies.

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover mental health services that you would generally get outside of a hospital, including visits with a psychiatrist or other doctor, visits with a clinical psychologist or clinical social worker, and lab tests ordered by your doctor.

Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug ) helps cover drugs you may need to treat a mental health condition. Each Part D plan has its own list of covered drugs, known as formulary. Learn more about which plans cover various drugs.

If you get your Medicare benefits through a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) or other Medicare health plan, check your plan’s membership materials or call the plan for details about how to get your mental health benefits.

Medicaid

All state Medicaid programs provide some mental health services. Jefferson Center for Mental Health accepts Medicaid, a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with low incomes and limited resources. Medicaid programs vary from state to state.

Community Mental Health Center

Community Mental Health Centers operate through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance. Jefferson Center for Mental Health is a certified Community Mental Health Center therefore offers services to those who might not be able to afford them.

Other State funds

Jefferson Center for Mental Health recieves funding from the state of Colorado other than traditional funding like Medicare, Medicaid, or Community Services Block grants. This means that it likely that these subsidies will translate to affordable or free mental health services to you. Call Jefferson Center for Mental Health to find out.

State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Jefferson Center for Mental Health receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

State mental health agency (or equivalent) funds

Jefferson Center for Mental Health Funds designed to finance the cost of treatment for mental health conditions.

State welfare or child and family services funds

Jefferson Center for Mental Health recieves or accepts State welfare or child and family services funds.

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Insurance Coverage For Mental Health

Obamacare purchased from the Health Care Marketplaces covers Mental Health Care and Substance Use Disorder Treatment. Under the Health Care Law there are 10 categories of benefits. Mental Health Care and Substance Abuse Treatment are two of the 10.

If you have Affordable Care Act Coverage you will have mental health care coverage.

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Office Hours

  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed