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New York Covering Kids & Families Initiative

Grant Overview
This grant will support activities to conduct outreach to increase enrollment in Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus and Medicaid. Efforts will also focus on simplifying the enrollment process through the development of an electronic application.

Grant Amount
Children: $999,943
Adults: $200,000

Start Date
July 1, 2002

End Date
June 30, 2006

Target Populations
Adolescents (search other projects targeting Adolescents)
Children (search other projects targeting Children)

Community-based organizations (search other projects using this intervention)
Electronic application (search other projects using this intervention)
Media campaigns (search other projects using this intervention)
Toolkits (search other projects using this intervention)

Lead Organization
New York State Department of Health

Judith Arnold
Empire State Plaza
Corning Tower, Room 1420
Albany, NY 12237

p (518) 474-0180

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