HealthSource RI Open Enrollment Closes February 15
Rhode Islanders who had coverage through HealthSource RI last year, but have not yet renewed should do so as soon as possible. Rhode Islanders who do not have coverage should apply for coverage through HSRI by February 15. Help spread the word to get and keep Rhode Islanders covered by sharing the Rhode Island Health Coverage Project's Get Covered and Stay Covered Flyer, and information about walk-in open enrollment sessions.
Health Coverage Discussed on Rhode Island KIDS COUNT TV
Chuck Jones (President/CEO of Thundermist Health Center) and Elaine Hardman (VicePresident, Chief Operations Officer of Providence Community Health Centers, Inc.) joined host Elizabeth Burke Bryant on the latest Rhode Island KIDS COUNT TV show to discuss the importance of consistent, high quality health insurance to achieving positive health outcomes, as well as the importance of RIte Care (which is now celebrating its 20th anniversary). Check out the episode here!
New Issue Brief: Child Poverty in Rhode Island
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT recently released a new Issue Brief, Child Poverty in Rhode Island, which covers the prevalence and impact of child poverty in Rhode Island communities, and recommendations for short-term assistance and long-term solutions to lift families out of poverty.