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CHF Co-Founder Dr. Redlener speaks with the CBS News Early Show about the recession's impact on children across the United States and the launch of CHF's national initiative, Kids Can't Wait.  
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CBS News. Seth Doane

CBS News correspondent Seth Doane, reported on the launch of CHF’s Kids Can’t Wait Campaign in Detroit. Read more »

CBS News

A white paper-titled “The Recession Generation: Detroit’s Children at the Center of the Nation’s Economic Crisis”--from Children’s Health Fund highlights the adverse impact the recession is having on children, especially in the fabled and fading Motor City, Detroit. Read more »

New York Times. Bob Herbert

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.

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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.

C-SPAN March 5, 2009

Event marks the beginning of Obama Administration's efforts to develop consensus on national health reform objectives and strategies. 

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New video features Children's Health Fund Referral Management Initiative, which is designed to ensure that children in high-risk populations have access to specialty care.

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Huffington Post. Irwin Redlener, M.D.

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of the Children’s Health Fund (CHF), discusses the challenges of fully obtaining health care for all children. Read more » 

The Star-Ledger. Philip Read

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 »

President Obama signs bill into law.

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.
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