Better outreach is key factor in increasing coverage of kids

April 2010
State Health Watch;Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p7
The article reports that the number of uninsured children decreased by 800,000 from December 2007 through December 2008, according to a December 2009 report from the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. According to the author, New York state's Department of Health (DOH) launched its Connections to Coverage campaign in 2008 to promote health insurance for all of the state's uninsured children and teens. It also partnered with various cultural institutions, including the Bronx Zoo, to conduct special enrollment events.


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