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We hope you can air this important public service announcement to let your listeners know that grants are available to help families in need pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Residents in your community can apply today!

 

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About UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation

 

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) public charity that strives to enhance either the clinical condition or quality of life of children who have health care needs not fully covered by their commercial health benefit plan. UHCCF provides medical grants of up to $5,000 for costs associated with medical services and equipment. UHCCF’s funding is provided by contributions from individuals, corporations and UnitedHealth Group employees. Donations to help provide assistance are deeply appreciated. To donate or learn more, please visit www.uhccf.org.

 

July 17, 2013

 

Dear Public Service Director,

 

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF), a non-profit 501 ( c ) 3,  is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan.

 

Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant to help pay for medical services and equipment such as physical, occupational and speech therapy, counseling services, surgeries, prescriptions, wheelchairs, orthotics, eyeglasses and hearing aids.

 

 As a broadcaster, we know you are committed to informing your viewers about important health issues. We ask that you broadcast the attached 30- second public service announcement file. Should you wish to inform your viewers on your public affairs program, we would be happy to work with you to coordinate a local guest.

 

In this public service announcement campaign we are encouraging parents and legal guardians to apply for grants of up to $5,000 for child medical services and equipment by completing an online application at www.uhccf.org. To be eligible for grants, children must be 16 years of age or younger. Families must meet economic guidelines, reside in the United States and have a commercial health insurance plan. Applicants may apply online at any time; there is no deadline. The PSA can go into rotation now through the end of 2013.

 

 In 2012, UHCCF awarded more than 1,300 grants worth $4.1 million to families across the United States for treatments associated with medical conditions such as cancer, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, diabetes, hearing loss, autism, cystic fibrosis, Down syndrome, ADHD and cerebral palsy. The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is dedicated to helping even more families in 2013.

 

Your TV station serves as a vital link in getting out important health information to the public. The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation hopes you can partner with us to broadcast this important health message. Please call me at (860) 702-5341 if I can provide you with any further information or assistance.

 

Sincerely,

Kristen Cordiano, Corporate Communications

UnitedHealthcare

 

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