COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Universal
Action Network Ohio (UHCAN) has
been awarded a Consumer Voices for Coverage grant from the Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation, the nation’s largest health philanthropy.
“We see this grant as a wonderful opportunity to add enrollment capacity us
ing faith and
community based organizations,” said Nita Carter, Health Equity Director
at UHCAN Ohio.
Carter added UHCAN
will take experience
gained from a successful pilot project
with Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries and expand the organizations work to
faith and community programs in Cleveland,
Columbus and Cincinnati and
add a rural pilot project.
churches and community organizations to create lasting community based
enrollment sites that will host
regular enrollment hours provide follow-up,”
Carter said. We’ll track their work and
share their lessons
learned to help guide the development of best practices for outreach and
enrollment and connecting people to care in hard to reach