Study: Colorado Would Lose $33.3 Billion Under Health Law Repeal

Urban Institute projects impact of ACA repeal would create chaos in Colorado’s health insurance market in the next decade.   PRESS RELEASE – December 9, 2016 – A new national study projects a massive financial impact on Coloradans if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan. According to the new study by.. read more →

Colorado Making Progress in Reducing Number of Uninsured Hispanic Children

Colorado Making Progress in Reducing Number of Uninsured Hispanic Children PRESS RELEASE – April 15, 2016 – Colorado has seen a significant decline in the rate of uninsured Hispanic children in recent years, according to a new report released jointly today by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, the National Council of La Raza,.. read more →

Health Reform Brings Significant Gains in Kids Health Care Coverage

Health Reform Brings Significant Gains in Kids Health Care Coverage PRESS RELEASE – April 10, 2014 – Health advocates celebrated the announcement from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) today that nearly 23,000 additional children were enrolled in Medicaid and the Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) since Oct. 1, 2013 as.. read more →

Colorado Makes Medicaid More Efficient & Effective

Implementation of 12 months continuous eligibility for children in Medicaid will improve quality and reduce bureaucracy PRESS RELEASE – March 4, 2014 – The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) announced today that it has implemented a new policy that will ensure kids who enroll in Medicaid will get continuous coverage for.. read more →

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

Improvements to CHP+, Enrollment Gains Result in Largest State Bonus PRESS RELEASE – December 30, 2013 – 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… read more →

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

New Report Details State’s Successes in Kids Health Coverage, Identifies Seven Priorities for Future PRESS RELEASE – December 13, 2013 – 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,.. read more →

New Law Will Streamline Access to Health Coverage for Colorado Kids

All Kids Covered thanks Senator Linda Newell, Representative Beth McCann and Governor John Hickenlooper for their leadership on kids coverage. Today, Governor Hickenlooper signed a new law that will make it easier for families to access health coverage for their kids and improve efficiency in the Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+). Senate Bill 13-008, sponsored.. read more →

Colorado Recognized for Leadership on Kids Health Coverage

Improvements to CHP+, Enrollment Result in $43M Bonus The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that Colorado will receive a $43M bonus payment in recognition of its leadership role in getting more children covered by health insurance in 2012. Since 2010 Colorado has received $94 million in performance bonuses for implementing sound.. read more →

Colorado Gaining Ground on Health Care Coverage and Access for Kids

Report shows that more than 40,000 kids gained coverage since 2008, yet more than 100,000 remain uninsured Today, roughly 90 percent of all children in Colorado have health insurance coverage. According to a new report released by All Kids Covered, Crossing the Finish Line, over 41,000 Colorado kids gained health insurance coverage between 2008 and.. read more →

New Policies Reduce Red Tape for Families Using Health Coverage Programs

All Kids Covered applauds new health coverage efficiency initiatives PRESS RELEASE – August 29, 2011 – Covering uninsured kids and keeping them covered just got easier for parents and more efficient for state taxpayers. Effective today, the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing has put in place three new administrative policies that will.. read more →