An innovative outreach tactic to identify and enroll eligible students. In the beginning………………. We were looking down the road trying to figure out where we could find uninsured kids. Program Goal. Streamline process Eliminate reports, reports, reports
We were looking down the road trying to figure out where we could find uninsured kids.
Reports were generated and compared
Eligible but not enrolled students were easily identified and parents were contacted to schedule appointments to complete application process
Eligibility was determined via the Colorado Benefits Management System (CBMS)
Families were informed immediately of eligibility outcome.
Year #1: 2007-08
20,000 free/reduced lunch program applications mailed
11,481 free/reduced lunch applications approved
95 applications processed
126 children & 2 parents enrolled
Year #2: 2008-09
22,000 free/reduced lunch program applications mailed
12,629 free/reduced lunch applications approved
198 applications processed
328 children and 38 parents enrolled