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UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation To Award More Medical Grants for Child Health Care Needs in Connecticut
Date:5/12/2009

HARTFORD, Conn., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For 7-year-old Alexander, it's meant orthotics and physical therapy so he can run with minimal assistance. For 7-year-old Rebecca, it's an insulin pump for her Type 1 Diabetes. And for 2-year-old Jacob, who has cerebral palsy, it's a wheelchair.

All these children and more than a thousand others have received medical grants from the UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation (UHCCF) in recent years to help pay for desperately needed medical care or equipment.

UHCCF is currently accepting grant applications from families in the Connecticut area in need of financial support for child health care treatment, services or equipment not covered or not fully covered by their health insurance benefit plans. UHCCF provides medical grants to qualified families enrolled in an employer-sponsored health plan, or who have purchased an individual policy, to help pay for child health care services such as speech, physical or occupational therapy, prescriptions, and medical equipment such as wheelchairs, orthotics and hearing aids.

"Contributions from UnitedHealth Group employees and people across the country have enabled the UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation to help hundreds of children improve their health and quality of life," said UHCCF President Matt Peterson. "Our goal is to grow the UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation grant program so we can help even more children."

In 2008, UHCCF helped nearly 600 children nationwide whose families were struggling to pay their share of the cost of medically-related services and equipment. Some other examples:

  • 11-year-old Simone has a UHCCF grant to get speech therapy to help overcome her speech delay.
  • 7-year-old Marcus has dysphaligia, which makes it difficult for him to swallow. Through a UHCCF grant, Marcus now receives intensive feeding therapy.
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