CKF’s advocacy efforts are concentrated in six main areas:

  • Representation
  • State Level
  • Enrollment
  • Enhancements
  • Regulations
  • Projects

To learn how we address each of these issues, click any of the circles to the left

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State Level

Monitor and comment on state-level regulations.

We track state rule changes that impact eligibility and enrollment in Health First Colorado and CHP+, and work with the state to improve the rule text when needed.

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Enrollment

Monitor and analyze Health First Colorado and CHP+ enrollment trends.

CKF publishes a quarterly analysis of enrollment trends based on the state’s monthly caseload reports to monitor the impacts of policy and systems changes.on caseload.

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Enhancements

Advocate for enhancements to Colorado’s eligibility and enrollment technology systems.

We bring ideas from CKF members to improve the client experience of PEAK, CBMS, and other technology systems Coloradans use to enroll in health coverage.

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Regulations

Propose regulatory updates to remove eligibility and enrollment barriers.

CKF advocates to improve access to Health First Colorado, CHP+, and marketplace programs by removing unnecessary barriers to enrollment codified in rule.

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Projects

Lead and participate in projects with other advocates.

Staff actively co-lead several projects including the All Kids Covered initiative, and participate in many projects led by other advocates to increase the reach of CKF’s impact.

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Representation

Attend stakeholder meetings to represent community-based organizations.

CKF attends and participates in meetings with state agencies and other organizations to advocate for and represent community-based assisters and the Coloradans they serve.

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Current Priorities

Our high-level priorities in 2019 include

  • Monitoring and influencing changes to eligibility technology systems
  • Finding solutions to enrollment barriers for eligible immigrant families
  • Advocating for improved noticing to consumers
  • Analyzing children’s enrollment fluctuations to discover potential issues
  • Working with other advocacy partners to defend the coverage gains Coloradans have benefited from since implementation of the ACA

Current Priorities

Our high-level priorities in 2019 include

  • Monitoring and influencing changes to eligibility technology systems
  • Finding solutions to enrollment barriers for eligible immigrant families
  • Advocating for improved noticing to consumers
  • Analyzing children’s enrollment fluctuations to discover potential issues
  • Working with other advocacy partners to defend the coverage gains Coloradans have benefited from since implementation of the ACA