Children's Health Insurance - E-News from Rhode Island KIDS COUNT
November 5, 2009
Celebration of Children's Health
Jack Reed and and Stephanie Chaplin
Over 150 community leaders gathered on October 19th for Rhode Island KIDS COUNT's ninth annual Celebration of Children's Health. The event highlighted the progress the state has made in making sure that all children have health insurance coverage and access to quality health care. Improvements in health outcomes due to RIte Care were highlighted. Keynote remarks were given by U.S. Senator Jack Reed, who received the Children's Health Champion Award. Click to view the event press release, event photos, and the event presentation.
RIte Care Results
RIte Care Results Cover
RIte Care has a 15-year track record of providing access to high-quality health care. View Rhode Island KIDS COUNT's newly updated publication It's Simple: RIte Care Works to learn about the many ways RIte Care works for Rhode Island's children and families. 
Five Questions With Elizabeth Burke Bryant
EBB photo
Recently Providence Business News featured Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Director Elizabeth Burke Bryant in their popular Five Questions series. The interview focused on Rhode Island's positive child health outcomes as celebrated at the 2009 Celebration of Children's Health, the  health insurance landscape for Rhode Island children, and how children's coverage could figure in health reform. Read the article Five Questions with Elizabeth Burke Bryant by Marion Davis.
Register for the RIte Care Workshop
Harriet Meyer
The next in a series of RIte Care Workshops, co-sponsored by Rhode Island KIDS COUNT and The Poverty Institute, will take place November 19, 2009 at the Providence Marriott. This session  will feature information about health care options, including those for lawfully residing immigrant children and families and is meant for direct service providers and other advocates in the field. View the invitation and complete the fax back RSVP form to register. Space is limited.
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star Celebration of Children's Health
star RIte Care Results
star Five Questions with Elizabeth Burke Bryant from Providence Business News
star Register for the RIte Care Workshop
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