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Application for Child Health Insurance in Maryland

This page features health insurance applications and information on how to submit completed forms in Maryland.

Baltimore City Data Collaborative

Building on previous data efforts, the Baltimore City Data Collaborative was established in May, 1998 to provide data, analysis, and evaluation support for the activities of the Family League of Baltimore City and the Baltimore Safe & Sound Campaign, as well as to serve as a resource for the city as a whole.

Community/Federal Information Partnership

A presentation by Dr. Mark Schaefer, U.S. Department of Interior, on a Community/Federal Information Partnership that aims to advance the National Spatial Data Infrastructure. The slides contain information on GIS and Community Demonstration Projects, including Baltimore, MD, and San Diego, CA.

Connect for Kids - Maryland

Most people want to know what's happening closer to home. That's where Connect for Kids' State Pages can help. Find announcements of new reports, events and services or post announcements to let your state colleagues know about your work. You may also add your organization to the state organization database.

County Demographic and Economic Profiles for Your State

The US Census Bureau has developed a map that allows users to click on their individual county and get demographic and economic profiles.

Covering Kids Grantees

For increasing health insurance coverage: Your State Covering Kids grantees funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Family League of Baltimore City, Maryland

View the expression of interest from our Boost4Kids partner, the Family League of Baltimore City, Maryland. (NOTE: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view this document.)

Interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent?

KIDS COUNT Data Book 2000!

Kids Count is widely regarded as the nation's pre-eminent data analysis project on children's well-being. Each year, Kids Count compares states and counties on specific indicators and tracks trends over time. Kids Count 2000 looks at the difference a strong community makes in helping parents raise their kids through good schools, safe recreational opportunities, and adequate social connections.

Maryland Community and Public Health Administration

The mission of the Community and Public Health Administration is to promote and protect the health of the population in the state by promoting healthy behaviors of individuals, families and society through community-based interventions and partnerships; and protecting the health of at risk and vulnerable populations through assuring access to quality treatment and disease prevention services.

SCHIP - Marylan's State Plan

This Health Care Financing Administration site contains Maryland's plan, approval letters, fact sheets and other official correspondence for the State Child Health Insurance Program.

SCHIP: Matching Rates and Allotments by State

State-by-State information regarding available resources for child health care funding and where it comes from.

SCHIP: NGA's Annual Report 1999

Two years after the passage SCHIP, all 50 U.S. states, three territories and three commonwealths have submitted plans, received approval from the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), and begun implementation. NGA’s site contains state-by-state reports.

School Improvement in Maryland

This Web site has been created to help schools analyze their state assessment data and guide them in making data-based instructional decisions that would support improved performance for all students.

Snapshots of America’s Families: Variations in Health Care across States

This paper presents preliminary findings from the 1997 National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF), a household survey providing information on over 100,000 children and non-elderly adults representing the noninstitutionalized civilian population under age 65. The primary focus is on health insurance coverage and several measures of access to care. (NOTE: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view this report.)

State and Local Government on the Net

A Piper Resources Guide to government sponsored state and local Internet sites.

The Southern Regional Initiative to Improve Access to Benefits for Low Income Families With Children

The Southern Regional Initiative’s report discusses issues and strategies states can consider in providing health coverage for more low income children. The chapter contains a discussion of eligibility outreach and eligibility simplification issues, including common applications.

Tobacco Settlement Information for States

The national tobacco settlement presents an unprecedented opportunity for governors and other elected officials to improve the overall health and well being of their citizens. And they are meeting that challenge. Governors and state legislatures are working with their citizens to develop consensus about the most effective uses of the settlement funds. This resource is provided by the National Governors' Association.

Trading Outcome Accountability for Fund Flexibility

This paper is about the kind of negotiation the Center for the Study of Social Policy thinks will be necessary to pull off a profound change in the relationships between and among levels of government, to create the kind of new relationship which has a chance to improve outcomes for children, families and communities. While the focus of this paper is on the questions of changing state and local relationships, the principles and approaches have direct applicability to changes in county community relationships, and to whatever is left to be debated about the changes under way in federal state relations.

Urban Health Initiative

The purpose of the Urban Health Initiative (UHI) is to work closely for a period of up to ten years with five U.S. cities--Baltimore, Detroit, Oakland, Philadelphia and Richmond--to help bring about improvements in the health and safety of children living in these areas. A goal of the Initiative is to document and share with others strategies that make a difference, as well as those that prove less fruitful.


 
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