CO| This Amended Regulation becomes effective on January 1, 2022. Upon enrollment, change, or request, a new physical identification card shall be issued by a carrier.
The card size must be approximately 2.125 inches by 3.370 inches, which is consistent with standard-sized credit cards, and must be made of plastic or be laminated. Cards issued in connection with coverage provided by short-term limited duration health insurance policies do not have to be made of plastic or be laminated.
The colors used for the card and font must be legible and conducive to black and white photocopying. Carriers may provide members with digital identification cards.
The information on the cards must meet the prescribed information required, in no less than 8 point font. The card may include other information at the carrier’s discretion including a member’s preferred name, pronouns, or gender identity.
Carriers may utilize commonly-known abbreviations or acronyms for the purposes of displaying the information required by Section 5.D.6. Carriers choosing to utilize commonly known abbreviations or acronyms in accordance with Section 5.G. must provide an explanation of the abbreviations and/or acronyms displayed on the card in the information provided when the card is sent to the covered person.