Healthcare Children's Foundation is offering support to meet the
needs of children nationwide with assistance grants for medical
services not fully covered by health insurance.
Parents and caretakers across the country will be eligible to
apply for grants of up to $5,000.00 for health-care services
that will help improve their children's health and quality of
life. Examples of the types of medical services covered by the
foundation grants include speech therapy; physical therapy and
psychotherapy sessions; medical equipment such as wheelchairs,
braces, hearing aids and eye-glasses, and orthodontic and dental
" The United Healthcare Children's Foundation has already helped
more than 375 families and provided nearly $1 million in
financial assistance", said Foundation President Matt Peterson.
" We are excited about the expansion of the program and look
forward to the opportunity to help many more children have
access to healthcare services that will enhance their health and
quality of life. "
To be eligible for the grants, children must be 16 years old or
younger. Families must meet economic guidelines, live in the
U.S. and be covered by a commercial health insurance plan. For
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