Early Learning Ventures Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Model

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In 2015, Early Learning Ventures (ELV) received a federal Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant, which enabled ELV to provide comprehensive services to 240 children under three years old by partnering with 32 child care providers across four counties in Colorado. After just one year of EHS-CCP implementation, providers partnering with ELV experienced stronger … Read more >

SafeCare Colorado- Final Report

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SafeCare® is an evidence-based in-home parent education program designed for high risk families with children birth to five. The program in Colorado is currently piloting in 11 community-based agencies serving 39 counties and two tribal nations. SafeCare Colorado (SCC) is designed to be home based, voluntary, and preventive. The Kempe Center for the Prevention and … Read more >

Parental History of Adversity and Child Well-Being: Insights from Colorado

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In this report, we utilize data from the Adverse Childhood Experiences module of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and from a linked state initiated Child Health Survey to evaluate the impacts of parental history of adversity not only on their own adult health, but on the current health and well-being of their children. These … Read more >

Colorado Community Response-Overview of Preliminary Evaluation Results

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Colorado Community Response (CCR) is a voluntary child maltreatment prevention pilot program implemented over the past three years as part of the Governor’s Keeping Children Safe and Families Healthy 2.0 Plan. Goals are to increase economic security and build protective factors to prevent child neglect and abuse in low-income families. Key findings from this overview … Read more >

Health First Colorado and Children’s Health Plan Plus Demographics and Expenditure Tables

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The resource is a set of measures the Department compiles on Medicaid demographics and expenditures, in support of the Department’s annual budget requests for the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs.  These tables include selected information related to utilization of services and eligibility with breakdowns by geographic location, gender, age, and other variables.   Published … Read more >

Health First Colorado and Children Health Plan Plus Premiums, Expenditures and Caseload Reports

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This page contains regularly-updated Health First Colorado and Children Health Plan Plus Member Caseload by County, as well as monthly Medicaid expenditure and caseload reports on the Medical Services Premiums, behavioral health capitation, and the intellectual and developmental disabilities line items. Published by: Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing Published date: 2018

Health First Colorado and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) County Fact Sheets

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The documents on this page provide an annual snapshot by fiscal year of Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) activity including average annual caseload and top five claim types for each county.     Published by: Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing Published date: 2018

Characteristics of Colorado’s Medicaid Expansion Clients and Comparisons of Care Utilization Experiences

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Characteristics of Colorado’s Medicaid Expansion Clients and Comparisons of Care Utilization Experiences This report examines six dimensions of the Medicaid expansion population in Colorado, including:  demographic characteristics for the expansion population compared to traditional Medicaid eligibility category populations; pregnancy and childbirth care experiences of adults in the expansion and non-expansion eligibility categories; and utilization of … Read more >

Colorado Nurse-Family Partnership 2017 Annual Evaluation Report

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The report provides an overview of the Nurse-Family Partnership program in Colorado.  The report provides demographic information on the clients served, client outcomes, return on investment, who manages the program and how the program is funded. The Executive Summary can be found HERE. Published by: Invest In Kids Published date: February 2018

2018 KIDS COUNT!

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The 2018 edition of KIDS COUNT in Colorado! examines child well-being trends across the 25-year history of the comprehensive report on child well- being. From plummeting infant mortality rates to a concerning rise in teen suicides, the anniversary edition of the KIDS COUNT report offers a long-term look at how Colorado kids are faring—and what … Read more >