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Enrollment & Reports

Current Enrollment in Public Coverage Programs

(March 2011)

Children and teens Adults
Medi-Cal: 18,888 Medi-Cal: 24,470
Healthy Families: 10,383 ACE: 25,645
Healthy Kids: 5,181 MCE:

Annual Reports

San Mateo Children’s Health Initiative 1st Year: 2003 Annual Report


Includes demographic description of Healthy Kids enrollees, factors that contributed to successful implementation in first year, and context of San Mateo County’s health services system.

CHI Milestones Achieved: 2004 Annual Report


Includes establishment of outreach and enrollment sites, comparison of health characteristics of Healthy Kids enrollees with Medi-Cal and Healthy Families enrollees, data on access and use of health services, and parent satisfaction with Healthy Kids.

Measuring Changes & Identifying Challenges: 2005 Annual Report


Includes the key role of school-based outreach activities, efforts to improve retention in public coverage programs, and barriers to accessing dental and mental health services.

Impacts of Healthy Kids and CHI: 2008 Annual Report


A comprehensive evaluation of results achieved in the first 5 years.

Urban Institute Policy Briefs

High Cost Users in the Medi-Cal & Healthy Kids Programs

Examines and compare usage and costs of services. 2004 – 2005

Use of Dental Coverage in the Healthy Kids Program

Examines access, use, and costs of dental services for enrollees. 2004 – 2005

Use of Mental Health Services by Healthy Kids Enrollees

Examines how enrollees access services and barriers to using services by children in need of mental health care.  2004 -2007

Highlights of 3 County Healthy Kids Evaluations

Los Angeles, San Mateo, and Santa Clara


Findings on Healthy Kids program impact on improving access to health care, reducing level of unmet needs, and increasing parent confidence in obtaining care for children.

California Children’s Health Initiatives Website

Learn about the statewide collaborative of children’s health initiatives in 29 counties, and the history of CHI in California.