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There were 17 links found relating to Michigan. Please feel free to recommend a link for this or any other state.  Click here to recommend a link.

Application for Child Health Insurance in Michigan

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

Connect for Kids - Michigan

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.

Innovative Summer Youth Employment Program: Teens Become Inner City Mappers

A great article in ArcNews Online. Initiated by the Greater Eastside Community Association, this unique, collaborative GIS project had three basic objectives. The first objective was to provide summer employment for inner-city youth; the second was to teach them marketable job skills; and the third was to have them provide a service for their community by mapping Brownfields in Flint and Genesee County, Michigan.

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.

Michigan Community Living, Children and Families

An administration of the Michigan Department of Community Health and is responsible for assuring physical and mental health services for children and their families.

Michigan School Readiness Program

Contains facts about the Michigan School Readiness Programs.

National Survey of America's Families - Public Use Data

The National Survey of America's Families can now be viewed using a simple point-and-click prgram availabe for free on the web. The NSAF Tabulator has data on 33,703 children. Variables include demographic characteristics such as age, sex, race, income, and family structure; health insurance and status; and children's and adults' behanivor and attitudes. The Tabulator will generate national data, as well as state-specific dta for Alabama, California, Colorado, Flroida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.

SCHIP - Michigan's State Plan

This Health Care Financing Administration site contains Michigan'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.

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.

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.

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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