Tag Archives: All Kids Covered

CHIP Momentum Building in Washington, D.C.

We have seen encouraging signs of progress at the federal level around extension of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP, known as the Child Health Plan Plus, or CHP+, in Colorado). Federal funding for CHIP will expire in …

Posted in Child Health, KidsFlash | Tagged , , , |


All Kids Covered Releases Brief on Health Care Quality

This week All Kids Covered released a new brief looking at the quality of health care services Colorado kids have access to and are using. While we have seen encouraging progress in getting kids insured, Colorado children are not consistently …

Posted in Child Health, KidsFlash | Tagged |


Health Reform Brings Significant Gains in Kids’ Health Care Coverage

Health advocates on Thursday celebrated the announcement from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) that nearly 23,000 additional children were enrolled in Medicaid and the Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) since Oct. 1, 2013 as a result of …

Posted in Child Health, KidsFlash | Tagged , , |


Twelve Months Coverage Policy A Big Win for Health of Colorado Kids

This week, the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing announced that children in Medicaid will be able to keep their coverage for 12 months, regardless of changes in family size or income. This is a huge win for …

Posted in Child Health, KidsFlash | Tagged , , |


Health Insurance Access and Coverage Subject of This Week’s Lunch and Learn

The Children’s Campaign partnered with All Kids Covered this week to host the second Lunch and Learn in our 2014 series, this time focusing on child health. The presentation included data on the state of kids’ coverage and highlights from the …

Posted in Child Health, KidsFlash | Tagged , , , |


Colorado Earns More than $58 Million for Leadership on Kids’ Health Coverage

Colorado will receive a bonus payment of $58.5 million in recognition of its leadership role in getting more children health insurance coverage in 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. This is the largest amount awarded to …

Posted in Child Health, KidsFlash | Tagged |


Continued Focus on Children’s Coverage Needed as Health Reform Rolls Out in Colorado

A coalition of child health advocates today urged Colorado policy makers to continue working toward covering all kids as health reform is implemented. Colorado has made great strides toward its goal of providing quality, affordable health care coverage for all …

Posted in Child Health, KidsFlash | Tagged |


KidsFlash Fast Fact – April 26, 2013

In 2010, 19 percent of all children in Colorado had at least one parent who was uninsured at some point during the year, below the national average of 23 percent. Research shows that when parents are covered by health insurance, …

Posted in Child Health | Tagged , |


Legislators and Partners Join for Lunch & Learn on Child Health

Legislators and Partners Join for Lunch & Learn on Child Health Colorado legislators and other partners who attended this week’s Child Health Lunch & Learn explored the history of child health insurance coverage and the opportunities they have this session …

Posted in Child Health, Legislative | Tagged , |


KidsFlash Fast Fact – Feb. 8, 2013

In 2011, 9.7 percent of all Colorado kids under age 19 were uninsured, according to a Colorado Health Institute analysis of data from the American Community Survey. Although the percentage of uninsured Colorado children has declined in recent years, it …

Posted in Child Health | Tagged , |