Navigation Links
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
'/>"/>

SOURCE Portico Healthnet
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Portico Healthnet Named Partner in Increasing Health Care Access Via Federal Grant
2. Portico Healthnet Assumes Operation of 489-CARE Information and Referral Service
3. FOX Networks Group in Partnership with Portico Learning Solutions Launches Online Employee Health and Safety Orientation Course for Over 3,300 Employees
4. Portico Systems Offers Webinar Series to Share Provider Network Management Best Practices
5. Portico(TM) Systems Charts Another Period of Rapid Growth
6. Portico Systems Wins Three Awards in 30 Days
7. Portico Systems to Share Provider Network Management Best Practices at Institute for International Research
8. Jon R. Wampler Joins Portico Systems Board of Directors
9. OurHealthNetwork.com Launches Special Discount Program
10. ACS Announces $57 Million Contract With Missouri HealthNet
11. Big Top Cupcake(TM) Brand Awarded With Guinness World Record For Worlds Largest Cupcake
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Syntermed, Inc. announces availability ... product for the U.S. nuclear medicine market ... Chicago, IL. , “NeuroQ is well established ... the quantitation of PET- FDG and Amyloid brain ... step,” announced Michael Lee, CEO, Syntermed, Inc. “Radiologists and ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... (PRWEB) November 29, 2014 North America ... by Europe. The U.S. market is highly supported by ... researches in different clinical institutes such as National Cancer ... the Asia-Pacific region is expected to show a remarkable ... of the World are poised to grow at a ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Lunadress.co.uk, one of the world’s leading suppliers ... released its fashionable white prom gowns. These new ... low price. The company provides a big discount of ... shipping for orders over 99 pounds. , LunaDress provides ... representatives if needed. The kind experts will explain the ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Tbdress.com has recently announced ... online on Nov. 28, 2014. The special offer will ... many more) at greatly discounted prices. , The ... cultural holiday, celebrated generally on December 25 by billions ... Christmas sales, are always provided in December.” , ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... sells cheap tall cocktail dresses worldwide and ... there is a new collection of tall cocktail dresses ... at very low prices. It is really worthy to ... by UWDress.com , UWDress.com is one of the most ... has the power to ensure customer satisfaction. Now, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Syntermed's NeuroQ™ 3.7 for SPECT Brain Imaging Announced at RSNA 2Health News:Syntermed's NeuroQ™ 3.7 for SPECT Brain Imaging Announced at RSNA 3Health News:Researchmoz : Global Radiopharmaceuticals/Nuclear Medicine Market Analysis - Trends & Forecast to 2020 2Health News:Researchmoz : Global Radiopharmaceuticals/Nuclear Medicine Market Analysis - Trends & Forecast to 2020 3Health News:LunaDress.co.uk: New White LunaDress Prom Gowns Online for Sale Now 2Health News:Tbdress.com Announced Its Christmas Eve Sales 2Health News:Graceful Tall Cocktail Dresses With New Features Just Added To UWDress.com 2
... achieved such a central place in public consciousness as ... it is a feared weapon of bioterrorism Bacillus anthracis ... research of the celebrated 19th century scientists Robert Koch ... diseases and immunology In his new book Bacillus ...
... are reporting the development of a new, ultra-light form ... solid material with amazing strength and an incredibly ... (MCNT) aerogel" could be used in sensors to detect ... A report about the material appears in ACS ...
... more persistent memory of fear conditioning - acquired by ... and lack the ability to inhibit this fear. This ... from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), an anxiety disorder which ... as a violent attack, a natural disaster or physical ...
... kilos you,ve put on over Christmas, you may be interested in ... in your likelihood of regaining weight after dieting. A new study ... levels of ghrelin are more likely to put the centimetres they ... patients who, after sticking to a slimming diet, have regained the ...
... vital tumor-suppressing mechanism that is often broken in malignant ... goes haywire to stimulate cancer growth have earned two ... Center membership in a distinguished association of scholars. ... and chair of MD Anderson,s Department of Molecular and ...
... By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Jan. ... heart failure patients taking the blood pressure drug candesartan stood ... Swedish researchers report. In fact, 61 percent of those ... taking losartan (Cozaar); this difference may be due to differences ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax' 2Health News:Drug reduces the increase in fear caused by previous traumatic experiences in mice 2Health News:'Yo-yo' effect of slimming diets explained 2Health News:Peers elect MD Anderson's Hung and Lozano as Fellows of AAAS 2Health News:Peers elect MD Anderson's Hung and Lozano as Fellows of AAAS 3Health News:Not All Heart Failure Drugs Boost Survival Equally 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... CITY, Calif. , Nov. 26, 2014  Genomic ... Kim Popovits , Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and ... Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference at The New York Palace ... Wednesday, December 3 at 11:30 am Eastern Time (ET). ... webcast of the conference call, go to the  Investor ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Nov. 26, 2014  Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a ... (NDA) for AVP-825. AVP-825 is an investigational drug-device ... intranasally utilizing a novel Breath Powered delivery technology. ... and consistent with the preliminary feedback announced on ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 Scott Steiger lives in ... As an engineer for the past 20 years, he,s traveled extensively ... service. He,s been to six of the seven continents. Travel is ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161076 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161077 ... a pretty good idea of what,s required. His latest ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Genomic Health to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 2Genomic Health to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 3Avanir Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter (CRL) from FDA on AVP-825 NDA 2Avanir Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter (CRL) from FDA on AVP-825 NDA 3Avanir Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter (CRL) from FDA on AVP-825 NDA 4Steiger Has Created the First Pill Case Specifically Designed For Travel 2
... Korchek Technologies CareChek Tx, ... as a software device for ... to match the patient to ... the bedside before administering a ...
... 140XiIII is the fastest barcoding printer ... such powerful performance and steel construction, ... high-volume, mission-critical applications with 24-hour duty ... for applications in which labels are ...
... you use technology that improves patient outcomes. ... simple-to-use BD.id Patient Identification System for Specimen ... the specimen container, and the order of ... only for specimens actually collected, with both ...
... ID verification and laboratory specimen labeling system uses ... phlebotomist or nurse, the identity of the patient ... is made, a bar coded sample ID label ... design simplifies and eliminates the interface problems inherent ...
Medicine Products: