Foundation Helps Families Cover Costs of Children's Medical Care - UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation

Foundation Helps Families Cover Costs of Children’s Medical Care

Foundation Helps Families Cover Costs of Children’s Medical Care

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SURPRISE, Ariz. — It’s something every parent fears: Their child has a life-threatening or chronic disease, and in addition to the stress of treatment, they often also face crushing medical bills.
But for many of those families, there is a program to help them deal with out-of-pocket costs not covered by their insurance plan. The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation recently awarded its 25,000th grant. It went to an Arizona family, to help cover their young daughter’s treatment for a congenital heart condition. Scott Otto, assistant executive director for the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation, said they began the program when it became clear there was a critical need to support families dealing with a health crisis. Read more…