United Health Care Children's Foundation

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity dedicated to facilitating access to medical-related services that have the potential to significantly enhance either the clinical condition or the quality of life of the child and that are not fully covered by the available commercial health benefit plan. This ldquosupportrdquo is in the form of a medical grant to be used for medical services not covered or not completely covered by commercial health benefit plans.


  1. The applicant must be 16 years old or younger and live in the United States and receive and pay for care/items in the United States.
  2. The applicant must be covered by a commercial health benefit plan and limits for the requested service are either exceeded, or no coverage is available and/or the costs are a serious financial burden on the family. The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation requires a commercial health benefit plan. A commercial health benefit plan is defined below:
    Included Excluded
    • Your commercial health benefit plan is offered through:
      • Your commercial (private) employer. Example: most grant applicants whose parent works for a commercial entity will have this type of health insurance.
      • Your health benefit plan is offered through a commercial health plan that you individually purchased. Example: small business owners, sole-proprietors, etc.
      • Your health benefit plan is offered through your employment with a town, city, state or federal government. Example: teachers, police officers, active duty or civilian military duty, etc.
    • Medicaid, Medicare, SCHIP (which may be called various names by each state), HIS or other state or federally subsidized health insurance programs given to those without insurance or with low incomes.
  3. The potential of the intervention to significantly enhance either the clinical condition or the quality of life for the child, the financial status of the family and the severity of the child’s illness. If a grant is approved, services must be provided by a trained, and if a

Provider Information
Matt Peterson
MN017-W400,9700 Healthcare Lane,Minnetonka,MN