Navigation Links
Campaign Aims to Cover 1,000 Uninsured Children in One Day

CHICAGO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 21st, community partners throughout the Chicago area will work together in an effort enroll 1,000 children in the Illinois All Kids health insurance program as part of the 1,000 Healthy Kids & Families Campaign.

Enrollment locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the enrollment process and where to go to enroll, call 877-RES-INFO (877-737-4636) or visit

In Illinois, every child is eligible for public health insurance. However, 376,000 Illinois children still are uninsured. If approximately 1,000 children (1,050) were enrolled in the state's All Kids program every day, all children in Illinois would have health care coverage within one year.

All Kids offers comprehensive health care coverage that includes doctor visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and medical devices like eyeglasses and asthma inhalers. Parents pay monthly premiums for the coverage, but rates for middle-income families are significantly lower than they are on the private market.

"It is a moral outrage that so many Illinois children, who are our future and also the most vulnerable among us, do not have full access to health care services," said Father Michael Place, Senior Vice President of Social Mission & Ministerial Development at Resurrection Health Care.

"Our hope is that by working together with others in the community, we can launch new forms of collaboration that will continue to create change long after our short-term goal of enrolling 1,000 children in one day has been achieved."

Organizational support for the 1,000 Healthy Kids and Families Campaign is provided by Resurrection Health Care, a family of health care services providing advanced medical care and exceptional customer service with compassion and hope. Our hospitals, nursing homes, retirement communities, home health services, behavioral health programs and other services are conveniently located in many Chicagoland neighborhoods.

Resurrection Health Care is a not-for-profit Catholic organization sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.

SOURCE Resurrection Health Care
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Hunter Tylo of CBS The Bold and The Beautiful Joins Forces With the American Epilepsy Outreach Foundation in Public Awareness Campaign
2. Video: The Nevada Division of Insurance Launches 2008 Health Sham Insurance Campaign
3. Now Playing: Spike Lee Stands with Earvin Magic Johnson, Cookie Johnson and Abbott to Launch National PSA Campaign
4. Princeton HealthCare System Foundation Launches $115 Million Capital Campaign for New Hospital in New Jersey
5. Message to Iowa Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight
6. Message to Denver Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight
7. Message to Kansas City, MO Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight
8. NVIC Launches Stand Up Be Counted Campaign to Protect Voluntary Vaccination Decisions in America
9. Message to Idaho Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight
10. Vaseline(R) Cocoa Butter Campaign Uncovers Skins Ability to Speak Volumes
11. Techno-Savvy Public Awareness Campaign Enables Families to Send a Powerful Message About Childrens Mental Health
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/28/2015)... ... ... Beginning November 30th at 6:00 a.m. EST until 11:59 p.m. EST, customers ... up to 20% off orders $80 or more to free gifts with purchases, there will ... As a competitive e-commerce website for skin care and cosmetic needs, customers will save on ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... According to ... are not changing the way that they are handling security in light of the ... and security presence in an attempt to stop an attack from reaching U.S. soil. ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... , ... November 27, 2015 , ... Lizzie’s Lice Pickers ... company is offering customers 10% off of their purchase of lice treatment product. In ... full price. According to a company spokesperson. “Finding lice is a sure way to ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 ... ... a member of the well-respected Microsoft Dynamics SL User Group (MSDSLUG). Recognized as ... is an independent group of Microsoft Dynamics SL software users, partners, industry experts ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The men and ... nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, shown commitment ... advance the healthcare industry as a whole through their advocacy and professional efforts. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... Wound Care Market by Type (Dressings, Therapy Devices, Active ... Facility, Out-Patient Facility), and Geography - Global Forecast to ... --> --> The purpose of ... forecast of the global advanced wound care market. It ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... adds "Global Repaglinide Industry 2015 ... on China Repaglinide Market, 2010-2019" reports ... and information to its online business ... . --> ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the ... Country Segment Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, Emerging Opportunities" ... --> --> This new 247-page ... therapeutic drug monitoring market, including emerging tests, technologies, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: