Success Stories

Family Loses Medicaid Coverage – The New Essential Plan Saves the Day

May 13, 2016

A modest income raise wreaked havoc with a Clinton County family’s health insurance. Karrieann S. and her family were covered for a number of years by Medicaid Managed Care until ... Read more >>

Health Home Care Manager Makes a Difference

April 19, 2016

The first sign that something wasn’t quite right was the falling down. “I was literally collapsing and I didn’t know why,” said Roger. Over the course of the next eight years ... Read more >>

Fulton County Public Health Links Fun, Foraging and Fitness

March 29, 2016

Geocaching has gained in popularity and the Fulton County Public Health Department saw an opportunity to tie public health to the scavenger hunt adventure. “I discovered geocaching when my oldest ... Read more >>

Child Health Plus Saved Family Changed by Epilepsy

March 8, 2016

Kye was a healthy, active, typical nine-year old when everything changed for him and his family one morning. “His brother heard him having convulsions,” said his mom, Kerri. “I found ... Read more >>


AHI Partner COPD Success Story

March 2, 2016

February is both heart disease and cancer awareness prevention month, making it especially relevant to COPD patients.  According to the Mayo Clinic, individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have ... Read more >>

AHI Partner Telemedicine Success Story

February 25, 2016

Stand in the shoes of a rural North Country resident experiencing a sudden numbness in the face and left arm. Equally abrupt is a loss of vision in one eye. ... Read more >>

Clinton County Mom’s Success Story: Child Health Plus

December 31, 2015

Two-year old Colten Patnode of Clinton County suffered from painful ear infections most of his young life. Without health insurance, “we would sit in the ER for hours just for ... Read more >>


AHI Partner Diabetes Program Success Story

November 16, 2015

Freeman, a Leader and Inspiration for Diabetes Prevention Program To his patients, Greg Freeman is their registered nurse, but as the UVM Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Director of ... Read more >>

EASE Story – Ashley S.

July 2, 2015

Living on a tight budget can be a challenge, especially if it means choosing between carrying health insurance and paying for everyday living expenses. Ashley S., a resident of Essex ... Read more >>

EASE Story – Erin M.

July 2, 2015

With four young children at home, including a chronically-ill daughter who needs infusions every eight weeks, it was essential for Erin M. a resident of Franklin County, NY, to get ... Read more >>