Juanita Dominguez’s 9-year-old daughter has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair. When they needed help getting funding for a wheelchair ramp for their van, Family Voices quickly guided them to the right place.
If you have been following the use of the Pediatric Acuity Tool (PAT) to determine eligibility for home health care funding, we have an important update: Feedback may be submitted on the revised tool TODAY.
Learn about health insurance options for children with special health care needs from immigrant families, and an opportunity to share your voice on tax policy that affects vital programs.
If you have questions about how “sequestration” affects health care programs, or would like to know more about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Colorado, check out these updates and resources.
Hearts on Fire is just one week from tomorrow, on Saturday, March 2, at 7pm. If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, sign up today – you won’t want to miss the food, drinks, music, silent auction, or especially the dancing!
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.
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.
Family Voices Colorado is the Family to Family Health Information Center (F2F HIC) for our state, funded by a federal grant from the Maternal Child Health Bureau within the US Department of Health and Human Services. Funding for the F2F HIC program will expire at the end of Fiscal Year 2012 if new legislation is …