Did you know that there are new medical grants available for families struggling with child health-related expenses? UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is accepting applications for the 2009 grant program now. The grants are available to help children who need critical health care treatment, services or equipment not covered or not fully covered by their parents’ commercial health benefit plans. They include health care services such as speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, prescriptions, and medical equipment such as wheelchairs, orthotics and hearing aids. Parents and legal guardians may apply for grants of up to $5,000 for child medical services. For eligibility guidelines or to apply go online to www.uhccf.org, that’s www.uhccf.org . To be eligible for grants, children must be 16 years of age or younger. Families must meet economic guidelines, reside in the United States and be covered by a commercial health benefit plan. This has been a public service message from UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation.