Increase Outreach &
Supporting efforts to increase outreach and enrollment to ensure that all eligible children and youth are continuously enrolled in public insurance programs.
Hilltop's Child & Family Center
Hilltop's Child & Family Center helped Sabrina Meade qualify for CHP+, which provided health coverage during her pregnancy.
Outreach & Enrollment for Children & Youth
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County are one of the many Clubs that help families sign up for public health insurance programs.
Outreach and Enrollment for Children & Youth
Clínica Tepeyac serves poor and uninsured patients like 9-year-old Leslie Rangel, who suffers from Satoyoshi Syndrome – a rare disease that might have
According to the Colorado Health Institute, more than 153,000 Colorado children lack health insurance of any type. Some 48,000 children are income eligible for Medicaid coverage but not enrolled, and an additional 31,000 are eligible for Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) but not enrolled. These figures are conservative as they do not include undocumented children, or children who are ineligible for either public program because their family’s income exceeds the eligibility thresholds of the two programs.
Grant support from The Colorado Trust to increase outreach and enrollment, and ensure that all eligible children and youth are continuously enrolled in public insurance programs includes:
- Simplifying and streamlining Medicaid and CHP+ eligibility and enrollment processes
- Developing and implementing systems and policies that effectively support expanded, continuous enrollment
- Assessing program effectiveness and identifying models for replication.