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Ready, Set, Learn [microform] : Promoting Health Insurance for Children. A Guide for Schools
Bib ID 5688853
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Department of Education, Washington, DC
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 2000 
16 p. 
Summary

Health problems impede the academic performance of 12 percent of students. Schools are in a unique position to help their state's Medicaid and children's health insurance programs connect with parents who lack health insurance for their children. This booklet provides suggestions to help school staff identify, inform, and help to enroll families who need health insurance. The booklet presents information on the following outreach activities for schools: (1) making sure parents have materials on children's health insurance; (2) telling parents that free or low-cost health insurance is available for their children (includes tips for talking with parents); (3) distributing information at parent functions or sending it home; (4) identifying children who may lack insurance and passing along the names, focusing on the use of emergency contact cards; and (5) hosting outreach workers or application assistants from a partner organization. The booklet also describes creative, proactive strategies taken in four school districts to insure children in their schools and delineates suggestions for keeping track of the school's outreach activities. (KB)

Notes

Availability: Health Care Financing Administration, 7500 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 (HCFA Pub. No. 02196). Tel: 410-786-3414; e-mail: mschmerler@hcfa.gov; Web site: http://www.insurekidsnow.gov.

ERIC Note: For related document on health insurance for children, see PS 030 121.

Administrators.

Practitioners.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Agency Cooperation.  |  Child Advocacy.  |  Child Health.  |  Children.  |  Enrollment.  |  Family School Relationship.  |  Health Insurance.  |  Outreach Programs.  |  Program Descriptions.  |  Program Evaluation.  |  Childrens Health Insurance Program Medicaid
Form/genre Guides, Non-Classroom.
Other authors/contributors Department of Education, Washington, DC  |  Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC  |  Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
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