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North Dakota Covering Kids & Families Initiative

Grant Overview
This program is a $1.3 million, 4-year collaborative effort to build a sustainable, model health coverage system for all eligible North Dakota children. Dakota Medical Foundation's initiative, in partnership with The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the N.D. Insurance Department, the N.D. Department of Human Services, Cass County Social Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield's Caring Program for Children and numerous volunteers, will focus on statewide strategies designed to conduct outreach, simplify and coordinate coverage and otherwise ensure access to available low-income health coverage programs for children.

Grant Amount
Children: $700,000

Start Date
October 1, 2002

End Date
September 30, 2006

Target Populations
Low-income families (search other projects targeting Low-income families)
Native Americans (search other projects targeting Native Americans)

Business (search other projects using this intervention)
Indian health services (search other projects using this intervention)
Insurance agencies (search other projects using this intervention)
Schools (search other projects using this intervention)

Lead Organization
Dakota Medical Foundation/Dakota Medical Charities

Margaret Mowery
4152 30 Avenue South
Suite 102
Fargo, ND 58104-8403

p (701) 356-2662

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