Dr. Kathleen Clarke-Pearson: Don’t cut health care for kids!

Dr. Kathleen Clarke-Pearson, a pediatrician in Southern Pines, came to the NC General Assembly this week with a simple request: Instead of cutting health care for kids, legislators should follow the lead of the Governor and allow at least 8,000 more kids to enroll in NC Health Choice:

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2 Comments

  1. Wellescent Health Forums

    June 11, 2010 at 3:35 pm

    Although requests for more funding are simple, they are certainly not simple to fulfill, but the issue is that if health issues are not treated as early as possible in children, they can, and often do, turn into more expensive health issues in teenagers and adults.

  2. Oly

    June 17, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    How can unhealthy children grow up to be healthy, tax-paying adults, needed to pay into the system, so that Medicare is still available (including to those that don’t want to provide health-care for children!)?