Welcome To Covering Kids and Families

Who We Are

Colorado Covering Kids and Families (CKF) is a statewide project that works to ensure all children and families eligible for Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) are enrolled. CKF is made up of the CKF Coalition, the CKF Advisory Committee, the Agency Partners Work Group, and the Health Policy Work Group.

What We Know

Families applying for public health insurance coverage face many barriers that keep eligible kids and families from getting and keeping coverage.

What We Do

CKF supports outreach, enrollment, and retention efforts and bridges the gap between community partners, outreach, and enrollment professionals, and health policy decision makers.

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Recent Blog Posts
  • March 12, 2014 : What Does the March 31 Enrollment Deadline Mean?
    The first open enrollment period for private health insurance coverage established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is coming to an end on March 31, 2014. Anyone who would like to have private coverage for the remainder of the year, [More...]

  • March 4, 2014 : Medicaid and CHP+ Now Providing 12 Months Continuous Coverage for Kids!
      The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) made a big step today by implementing 12 months continuous eligibility for kids who have Medicaid or Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+). This change means that Colorado kids can keep the [More...]

  • February 28, 2014 : Civil Unions and Health Coverage Access
    In March of 2013, Governor Hickenlooper signed the Colorado Civil Union Act into law. The Act allows same sex individuals to enter into a civil union in Colorado. While a civil union is not recognized as a marriage at the [More...]


Fast Fact: 89,246 children in Colorado are eligible but not enrolled in Medicaid or CHP+ according to data from 2011.

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