Key Milestones

  • March 2015: Six additional Universal Application/Early Childhood Focused Programs added to PEAK.

  • June 2015: PEAK website redesign.

  • November 2014: CBMS/PEAK instituted a shared eligibility system with Connect for Health Colorado to provide a dynamic application for end users.

  • June 2014: All CBMS sub-projects needed to meet the 93 priorities presented to the JBC in 2012 were completed.

  • September 2013: CBMS experienced its most significant build due to the introduction of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). OIT, HCPF and CDHS, with contractors, implemented the ACA and requirements for Connect For Health Colorado.

  • June 2012: CBMS submitted its first HB12-1339 report to the Joint Budget Committee. Every quarter, the reporting improved as processes were refined and details were captured. The focus of the HB12-1339 reports was on the 93 priorities identified in the original request.

  • May 2011: Release of PEAK application functionality and ability to report changes. PEAK became the online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, and cash assistance programs.

  • October 2009: First modules of PEAK (Am I Eligible and Check My Benefits) were launched. 

  • September 2004: Launch of the Colorado Benefits Management System.