Posts from — July 2014

Pittsburgh receives $200,000 grant to enroll children in health insurance plans

July 14, 2014   Comments Off on Pittsburgh receives $200,000 grant to enroll children in health insurance plans

Consumer Health Coalition is partnering with the City of Pittsburgh and other child-serving agencies to enroll children in health coverage. From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

“As a whole, improving the health of our city is a priority of the mayor,” said Betty Cruz, Mayor Bill Peduto’s nonprofit and faith-based manager. “We’re so excited to finally see it come to fruition.”

The city’s Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment and the Allegheny County Health Department will work with more than a dozen neighborhood and community groups to launch the program, including Pittsburgh nonprofits such as the Consumer Health Coalition, a consumer health advocacy group, and Allies for Children, a children’s advocacy group.

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Pittsburgh Wins $200,000 Youth Health Care Grant From National League Of Cities

July 14, 2014   Comments Off on Pittsburgh Wins $200,000 Youth Health Care Grant From National League Of Cities

From the Office of Mayor William Peduto:

The Peduto administration’s Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment worked with the Consumer Health Coalition, the Allegheny County Health Department, Allies for Children and a score of other partners developing the Pittsburgh campaign, called Healthy TogetherHealthy Together is the first tier of the Live Well Pittsburgh initiative launched in April 2014, designed to target the total health of the city. The Healthy Togetherenrollment campaign prioritizes health insurance enrollment for youth across the city’s 90 neighborhoods, to increase access to care and empower community members to take control of their health.

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