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Optum Care in Colorado

Long-term medical problems


Become a patient


Some long-term medical problems need ongoing help. For example, heart disease, diabetes or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). If you have a long-term medical problem, we can help you get the care you need when you need it.

The care you need when you need it

Some health problems need special care and attention. You may qualify for Medicare Advantage plans that support certain long-term medical problems.

Our approach

The right health care team can improve your quality of life. We create a personalized plan to help you take care of your health. Think of it as an extra layer of support, encouragement and information.

Our team will teach you to watch for problems. We’ll give you ways to deal with your health challenges. We'll show you how to take charge of your health. 

A treatment plan just for you 

We offer primary, specialty and urgent care services. We also offer senior care and advanced care. 

Your primary care doctor takes the lead and works with the rest of your team to make sure you get the care you need when you need it.

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  • We have a large team of doctors, affiliated specialists, nurses, care managers and staff. We’ll work with you one-on-one to help you take care of your heart.

  • We have a dedicated team of doctors, nurses and pharmacists. We’ll watch and make changes to your care plan to help you take care of your diabetes.

  • Our team is devoted to creating a care plan that’s right for you and to keep COPD in check.  

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Frequently asked questions


Find out more about Medicare chronic condition special needs plans for long-term medical problems.

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  • Medicare chronic condition special needs plans are for people with certain long-term medical problems, such as:

    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    • Congestive heart failure (CHF) 
    • Diabetes 

    For a list of long-term medical problems that may help you get a Medicare chronic condition special needs plan, visit 

  • You have the choice to enroll in a Medicare chronic condition special needs plan. This type of plan helps make sure you get right health care for your long-term medical problems.

    This may include case management programs, advice on how to eat healthy and discounts on prescription drugs. 

  • We can connect you with a licensed insurance agent. You can get answers to your questions and learn about plans in your area. 


    1-844-980-0411, TTY 711
    Monday through Friday
    7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time

  • For more than 75 years, we have offered care in over 15 specialties at 10 Colorado Springs clinics. Our doctors provide the quality care you deserve. Our primary care doctors, specialists and more work as a team. Together, we give you the right care at the right time.



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