Colorado Medical Exemption Program (CMEP)

2016 Update

The National MS Society’s CO-WY Chapter is continuing its partnership with Xcel Energy to administer the Colorado Medical Exemption Program generally known as CMEP.

In March, the Society began sending out new applications. It is hoped the number of people helped by this program will continue to grow.  Click on the following links to PDFs regarding CMEP information for 2016 and the CMEP application form for 2016.

Colleen Becker, Public Policy Intern, is the administrator for this program in 2016. If you have any questions or need applications please contact Colleen at (303) 698-5409 or email her at


2015 Status

The Colorado Medical Exemption Program (CMEP) is underway and completed applications are due by May 1, 2015. CMEP is a special energy-assistance program offered by Xcel Energy and overseen by the National MS Society CO-WY Chapter.

CMEP is designed to help reduce summer electricity bills for Xcel Energy electricity customers who use life support equipment or have a medical condition that requires a high usage of electrical power.  Click here for the online application.

Spread the word to Colorado friends and family who are service customers of Xcel Energy and who may be interested in or benefit from this program. The Chapter helped over 550 households last year and the goal is to increase the number of households helped by 200.

For more information, please contact Tim Bergman (303) 698-5409 or Caitlin Westerson (303) 698-5435.

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