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Portico Healthnet Awarded $988K to Launch MN Coalition for Kids Health Coverage
Date:10/13/2009

US. Health and Human Services Grant to Fund Medical Assistance /MinnesotaCare Outreach and Enrollment Effort Aimed at Uninsured Children

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Portico Healthnet, a non-profit agency working to reduce the number of people without coverage for health care services, has been awarded more than $988,000 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to launch the Minnesota Coalition for Kids Health Coverage, a partnership of community agencies from around the state, to identify and enroll uninsured children into the Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare state health coverage safety net programs. The funding will be awarded

over a two-year period, and will nearly double the amount currently being spent by Coalition partners in working with uninsured children and their families.

"The barriers to enrollment in public health coverage programs faced by uninsured children and their families are formidable," said Portico Healthnet executive director Debra Holmgren. "Most stem from lack of awareness or understanding of the programs, and the complexity of the various application processes. Each partner in the Minnesota Coalition for Kids Health Coverage has unique expertise in surmounting these barriers, and this grant will allow us to coordinate our various efforts, leverage our combined strengths, and develop enhanced solutions that are scalable and replicable."

In addition to Coalition lead Portico Healthnet, based in St Paul, other agencies within the Coalition include Duluth-based Generations Health Care Initiatives, Rochester-based Olmsted Community Action Program, and St. Cloud Area Legal Services.

The grant awarded to the Minnesota Coalition for Kids Health Coverage is one of 69 grants recently announced by U.S. HHS. In a September 30 media release, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius commented that the funds would help fulfill President Barack Obama's pledg
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