Children’s Health Matters Reports on Market-based Organizations’ Advocacy
The 2001 annual report of Children’s Health Matters, an advocacy and enrollment project that helps eligible children obtain health insurance, includes contributions from numerous Catholic Health Initiatives’ market-based organizations. "Our market-based organizations make a tremendous difference in the lives of uninsured families when they provide information or help enroll children in Medicaid or state-funded health insurance programs," said Colleen Scanlon, RN, JD, senior vice president of advocacy for Catholic Health Initiatives. Children’s Health Matters, which is sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives and six other Catholic health systems and organizations, reported that the combined activities of its members resulted in:
The Catholic Health Initiatives market-based organizations and facilities recognized in the 2001 annual report of Children’s Health Matters include:
Alegent Health, Omaha, Neb. Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend, Kan. Centura Health, Denver, Colo.