The Medicaid Buy-In Program for Children with Disabilities (Children’s Buy-In) allows eligible working- and middle-class families to pay a low monthly premium to ‘buy in’ to Medicaid benefits. Family Voices Colorado helps families of children with special health care needs understand their options and apply for the Buy-In, so that more children have access to affordable, quality health care.
Colette thought her professional background had prepared her to work with the system on behalf of her daughter, but she found she needed help along the way, and Family Voices was there to walk with her. Colette shares why she is thankful for Family Voices Colorado this month.
Help improve family-centered care by providing feedback on the REVISED Family Voices Family-Centered Care Assessment for Families (FCCA) questionnaire. This questionnaire allows families to evaluate the quality of the family-centered care they receive from their health care providers.
Read the story of the Hogarth family, whose seven-year-old son, Jake, has Angelman Syndrome, a genetic disorder involving significant developmental delay, seizures, movement and balance problems and behavioral issues. Though Jake was covered by both parents’ private insurance plans, his family faced out-of-pocket expenses in the range of $1,000-$1,500 each month.
Donate online at GivingFirst.org/FamilyVoicesCO on December 4 to help Family Voices make Colorado a better place for children with special health care needs, and your dollar goes further thanks to a special Incentive Fund.
With President Obama’s reelection, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay. Read up on “Seven Things You Need to Know Now,” including the new protections and benefits that are already in place, and the changes coming in the next two years, in this article from Consumer Reports.