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 >

Special Education Administrative Unit Performance Profiles

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The  Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 requires the state to report on Special Education Administrative Units’ performance compared to state targets and state performance.  The website contains local profiles including a series of State Performance Plan indicators, such as Suspensions and Expulsions, Preschool Outcomes, Early Childhood Transitions and Parent Involvement.     Published … Read more >

Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) Annual Legislative Report

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The Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) is a state funded preschool program administered by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). Enacted by the Colorado General Assembly in 1988, CPP currently provides funding for up to 29,360 young children who have certain risk factors associated with later challenges in school.   This report provides information on the  number … Read more >

Kindergarten School Readiness Data Collection

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The purpose of the Kindergarten School Readiness (KSR) data collection is to provide baseline data for measuring improvement in students’ knowledge and skills over time. On this site, you can access the most recent Kindergarten School Readiness Data report, as well as information on assessment tools and additional resources.     Published by: Colorado Department … 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 >