UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF)
UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation – medical grant FAQs
- Grant applications from families in need of financial assistance can be submitted via www.uhccf.org 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.
- Medical grants help families pay for children’s medical expenses not covered, or not fully covered, by a commercial health insurance plan (not just UnitedHealthcare).
- 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.
- To be eligible for a grant, 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. Grants are available for medical expenses families have incurred 60 days prior to the date of application as well as for ongoing and future medical needs. Parents or legal guardians may apply for grants at www.uhccf.org, and there is no application deadline. Organizations or private donors can make tax-deductible donations to UHCCF at www.uhccf.org. Donations are used for grants to help children and families in the region in which they are received.
- Since 2007, UHCCF has awarded more than 13,000 grants valued at over $35M to children and their families across the United States.
- UHCCF’s funding is provided by contributions from individuals, corporations and UnitedHealth Group UHCCF awarded these grants to families across the United States for treatments and medical conditions including, but not limited to, cancer, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, diabetes, hearing loss, autism, cystic fibrosis, Down syndrome, ADHD and cerebral palsy. As successful fund-raising efforts continue to grow, UHCCF is hoping to help more children and families in 2017 and beyond.
About The 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 (NYSE: UNH) employees. To apply, donate or learn more, please visit www.uhccf.org.
- The UHCCF Tax Identification Number is 52-2177891.
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