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Our KidsFlash blog helps child advocates and policymakers stay up to date on the latest child wellbeing news around the state. In our weekly newsletter, you can find data and research on child health, early childhood, youth success, family economic prosperity and more. During the legislative session, KidsFlash also serves as a resource to help track important legislation and policies affecting Colorado's kids. Get the inside scoop on the Children's Campaign's outreach efforts -- including information on important fundraising and advocacy events, as well as efforts being undertaken by the It's About Kids and Circle of Friends networks. The KidsFlash blog is your connection to the resources and information you need to make a difference in the lives of Colorado's children. Subscribe to KidsFlash today to receive our posts in the form of our weekly e-newsletter.

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Find answers to your health care enrollment and eligibility questions / Encuentre respuestas a sus preguntas de elegibilidad e inscripción de atención médica

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 13, 2022

Join CCHI on Oct. 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. for a discussion on enrollment in Connect for Health Colorado’s OmniSalud program and Colorado Option eligibility. OmniSalud provides undocumented Coloradans a safe way to compare affordable health insurance plans and enroll on a secure online platform.

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Yes on Prop FF – HSMA launches TV ads ahead of the election

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 13, 2022

Proposition FF, the upcoming state ballot initiative better known as Healthy School Meals for All (HSMA), seeks to provide free school meals to all Colorado public school students. We are excited to share that the HSMA campaign has now created three TV ads to spread the word about their work.

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Health eMoms will relaunch in 2023

Health eMoms will relaunch in 2023

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 7, 2022

Due to dedicated and sustained funding through the passage of HB22-1289: Cover All Coloradans during the 2022 legislative session, Health eMoms will relaunch in April 2023.

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Federal legislation to support home visiting moves forward

Federal legislation to support home visiting moves forward

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 30, 2022

Over the past several weeks, KidsFlash has been following potential progress made to reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program. MIECHV supports critical work to develop and implement voluntary, evidence-based home visiting programs. In Fiscal Year 2020, the program reached almost […]

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Inflation Reduction Act signed into law

Inflation Reduction Act signed into law

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: August 19, 2022

President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law on Aug. 16, which will raise over $700 billion in revenue over 10 years and spend over $430 billion. The law addresses tax reform and climate change and makes health care more affordable for Coloradans.

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Double electric breast pumps now covered under Colorado Medicaid

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: August 5, 2022

Thanks to the passage of HB22-1289, Cover All Coloradans, double-electric breast pumps are now a covered benefit for all Colorado Medicaid enrollees. Both manual and double-electric breastfeeding pumps are now covered for Coloradans as early as 28 weeks into their pregnancy.

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