Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of Children’s Health Fund (CHF), comments on the plight of America’s children in this serve economic downturn, and discusses what CHF is doing to help, including initiating an upcoming free weekend of care in Detroit as part of CHF’s Kids Can’t Wait campaign.
On March 11, 2009, Dr. Redlener and Paul Simon met with members of congress to discuss Children's Health Insurance, and access to health care for the poor. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanked Paul Simon for his efforts in passing the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Funded in part by American Idol’s Idol Gives Back, the Children's Health Fund's New Jersey Project launched a mobile clinic in Newark to provide health care services to underserved children. Read more »
On February 4th, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the State Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009. Thank you for all of your hard work in sending letters and messages to your lawmakers. Read more in our Advocacy Action Center »