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Medicaid Buy-In for Children with Disabilities

Medicaid Buy-In for Children with Disabilities

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. Continue reading

The Hogarth Family Story: Crippling out-of-pocket costs

The Hogarth Family Story: Crippling out-of-pocket costs

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. Continue reading