The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that Colorado will receive a bonus payment of more than $58 million in recognition of its leadership role in getting more children covered by health insurance in 2013. This is the largest amount awarded to any state this year.View Press Release
At the Colorado Children's Campaign, we're constantly working to improve the health and well-being of Colorado children through data-driven public policy. We provide trusted data and research on child well-being and organize an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. Please read the following press releases to learn more about how we're working to improve the lives of Colorado's children.
Five years of state spending examined in the Colorado Children’s Budget 2013 shows that investments in child health, education, and safety are not keeping up with a growing child population.View Press Release
According to a new report, The Future of Children’s Health Care Coverage in Colorado, Colorado has made great strides toward its goal of providing quality, affordable health care coverage for all children.View Press Release
Denver, CO – A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation sounds the alarm that the nation is failing to invest enough in the early years—at the same time Colorado voters face an opportunity to make the most significant investment in young children in the state’s history.View Press Release
Colorado Child Well-Being Inches Up in National Rankings Despite Continued Increase in Number of Children Living in Poverty
Denver, CO – Improvements in child health and family and community indicators pushed Colorado up one place to 21st among states in overall child well-being, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2013 KIDS COUNT® Data Book.View Press Release
Colorado Springs community leaders will examine health and education issues facing children locally and throughout Colorado in a community luncheon May 22 at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.View Press Release