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Arizona Covering Kids & Families Initiative

Grant Overview
Covering Kids and Families Arizona will focus on improved retention in Medicaid and CHIP, extending existing simplification successes in Medicaid and CHIP, implementation of an electronic application, implementation of a voter-approved Medicaid expansion, and improved coordination between the two different state agencies that conduct eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP. Outreach strategies will focus on schools, child care centers, pharmacies, religious congregations, small businesses, health support groups and Native Americans.

Grant Amount
Children: $1,000,000
Adults: $200,000

Start Date
May 1, 2002

End Date
October 31, 2006

Target Populations
General audience (search other projects targeting General audience)
Immigrant families (search other projects targeting Immigrant families)
Latino/Hispanic Americans (search other projects targeting Latino/Hispanic Americans)
Native Americans (search other projects targeting Native Americans)
Rural families (search other projects targeting Rural families)
Youth leaving foster care (search other projects targeting Youth leaving foster care)

Application assister (search other projects using this intervention)
Business (search other projects using this intervention)
Electronic application (search other projects using this intervention)
Outstation worker (search other projects using this intervention)
Training/presentation (search other projects using this intervention)
Schools (search other projects using this intervention)

Lead Organization
Children's Action Alliance

Kimberly Van Pelt
4001 N. Third St.
Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85012

p (602) 266-0707

Local Projects in Arizona

El Rio
Phoenix Day Child and Family Learning Center
Yuma County Health Department

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