Have a question about the Bridge Program?
Q: Have you recently applied for the Bridge Program and need to know your application status?
A: Call the Charitable Health Coverage Operations (CHCO) at 1-888-387-0180.
NOTE: Please allow 30 business days for your application to process. If accepted, you may use your acceptance letter and Health Record Number to begin receiving services. Your membership card will arrive at a later date (usually within 30 days).
Q: Do you have questions about a letter or a call you received from the Charitable Health Coverage Operations (CHCO) regarding missing information?
A: Call the Charitable Health Coverage Operations (CHCO) at 1-888-387-0180. You may submit missing documents via email or fax.
NOTE: Missing information must be submitted to CHCO within 10 days.
Q: Are you interested in applying for the Bridge Program?
A: Please work directly with the Bridge liaison from one of the approved Community Partners listed on our website. You can apply for this program during the annual open enrollment period.
Outside of open enrollment, you can only change coverage if you have a triggering event (such as a marriage, divorce, or job change). Click here to learn more about Special Enrollment Period (SEP).
Q: General questions about the program?
A: For eligibility, community partners, special and open enrollment periods, please refer to the Bridge website: www.kpgabridge.org.
Q: Other questions?
A: Contact the Bridge voicemail at 404-364-3811. Please allow at minimum 48 hours for your message to be returned.
Have questions about your account or need to schedule an appointment?
Q: Do you need to make changes to your account such as cancelling your Bridge membership, changing the name on your account, or updating your mailing address?
A: Please complete the Account Change Form or contact Member Services at 1-888-865-5813. All requests must be made by the subscriber.
Mail Form To: Kaiser Permanente Bridge Program
PO Box 203005
Denver, CO 80220-9005
Q: Would you like to make or cancel an existing appointment?
A: Call the Appointment Hotline directly at 404-365-0966.
OR make sure you have set up your Health Manager account at www.kp.org where you have secure 24-hour access to your health record online.
• Email your doctor's office
• Review past office visits
• Schedule, request, cancel, and view appointments
• View most lab test results
• Order prescription refills and view current medications
• View Immunization history
Q: Do you have questions regarding your current benefits?
A: Please contact Local Member Services at 1-888-865-5813 and have your Health Record Number available.
Q: Do you believe your Bridge coverage was incorrectly terminated and wish to file an appeal?
A: Please contact National Member Services at 866-238-2808 and have your Health Record Number available.
OR you can submit a written request for appeal with Health Record Number to:
Mail: Kaiser Permanente Bridge Program
PO Box 203005
Denver, CO 80220-9005
Have questions about a bill or need to update billing information?
Q: Do you need to speak with a representative regarding payment for a bill from an external non-Kaiser provider, a denied claim, or need to pay a co-pay?
A: Please contact Patient Financial Services at 404-949-5112 and have your Health Record Number available.
Q: Have you have been incorrectly billed at one of our KP facilities?
A: Please scan and send your receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a reimbursement. Please include your full name, date of birth, and Health Record Number.
Have questions regarding end of Bridge coverage?
Q: Can I reapply for the Bridge Program?
A: Unfortunately, the Bridge Program is a one-time only program. One of the eligibility requirements is that the Applicant and/or applying dependents shall not have been previously enrolled in the Bridge Program.
Q: What are my options for getting coverage?
A: Some additional options are:
1. Apply for a Kaiser Permanente Individuals & Families (KPIF) plan. To enroll in a KPIF plan, you will need to complete an application. For more information, contact a KPIF representative at (404) 364-7001 or visit www.buykp.org to view plan premiums and complete an application.
2. Visit HealthCare.gov, or call 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325) to learn more about the Marketplace and to see if you qualify for lower costs.