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File #: 2007-0668    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2007 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: 1/14/2008 Final action: 1/22/2008
Enactment date: 1/30/2008 Enactment #: 16005
Title: AN ORDINANCE making a supplemental appropriation of $443,688 to public health to allow for implementation of three privately-funded health innovation pilot programs under the Children's Health Initiative; and amending the 2008 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 15975, Section 93, as amended.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett, Larry Phillips
Indexes: Budget, Health
Attachments: 1. 16005.pdf, 2. 2007-0668 Transmittal Letter.doc, 3. 2007-0668 Fiscal Note Prepared by Mark Leaf.xls, 4. 2007-0668 staff report with attachments (01-14-08) CHI Supplemental 2008.pdf, 5. A. Children's Mental Health-Primary Care Integration Pilot, 6. B. Analaysis of CHI Pilot Projects Adherence to Motion 12507
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AN ORDINANCE making a supplemental appropriation of $443,688 to public health to allow for implementation of three privately-funded health innovation pilot programs under the Children's Health Initiative; and amending the 2008 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 15975, Section 93, as amended.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. King County's mission for the health of the public is to identify and promote the conditions under which all people can live within healthy communities and can achieve optimum health.
2. It is the intent of the county to improve the health of children.
3. Significant disparities in children's health by race, ethnicity, region, and income persist in King County and in some cases are growing.
4. Research shows that effective policy for ensuring healthy children, resulting in healthy, productive adults, rests on removing barriers that prevent children from achieving consistent access to comprehensive health care.
5. The King County Children's Health Initiative ("CHI") was adopted unanimously by the King County council in Motion 12507 on May 7, 2007, and includes vision and mission statements for the CHI, goals and three program components including advocacy for insurance coverage for children, outreach to children and health innovation pilot projects.
6. The CHI vision rests on a public/private collaboration and a blend of public/private funds to turn the vision into reality.
7. The private funds necessary to implement the innovative pilot projects, totaling over three million dollars, have been donated and the council authorized the Executive in Motion 12644 on December 10, 2007, to accept these donations.
8. The donor organizations have specified that funds be earmarked for implementation of innovative pilot approaches to improve children's health in King County that will dovetail with the state's timeline including, but not limited to, such things as best practices in outreach and linkage, oral health...

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