Consumer Voices for Coverage: Strengthening State Advocacy Networks to Expand Health Coverage
The Foundation's program, Consumer Voices for Coverage: Strengthening State Advocacy Networks to Expand Health Coverage, was designed to support state-based consumer health advocacy networks to increase their capacity to participate in health care reform efforts with key stakeholders, such as businesses, hospitals, insurers, providers and government officialsThe purpose of this project is to achieve policy reform that guarantees coverage for everyone in the State of Washington within the next three years. Its aims include building grassroots support, reaching new stakeholders, conducting communications and policy campaigns, and engaging a broad coalition of strategic allies. It will also conduct and disseminate research on effective policy alternatives, and invite people to participate in the "What About Me?" online simulation game to allay public fear about how health care reform proposals will affect individuals in the State.
Amount Awarded $750,000.00
Awarded on: 1/24/2008
Time frame: 2/1/2008 - 1/31/2011
Grant Number: 63849