MDwise helps steer kids to healthier lifestyles at the 500 Festival Kids' Day

5/23/2010
 

Ms. Bluebelle and friends at 500 Festival Kids' DayMDwise revved up for the Indianapolis 500 at the Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day on Sunday, May 23. Kids and families enjoyed race-themed activities and tons of entertainment during the fun-filled day on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis.

 

MDwise offered free health information, balloons, and photo booths for families to take pictures. The event, themed “Get Up and Move,” focused on childhood fitness and featured performances by Radio Disney's "Move It!" program, sponsored in part by MDwise.
 
“It was great to see so many kids and families have such a fun day. Best of all, we saw kids be inspired to get healthy,” said MDwise’s Hollie Flores, who attended the event.
 
Mini-car racing, arts and crafts, face painting and games made for an exciting day! The event was part of a long lineup of Indianapolis 500 pre-race festivities.


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About MDwise

MDwise is an Indiana-licensed nonprofit health maintenance organization offering health care benefits to 300,000 Medicaid members. Since 1994 MDwise has provided access to compassionate, high-quality, coordinated health care and education to Medicaid members in communities throughout Indiana.
 
MDwise is a provider-owned health plan with a large network of doctors, specialists and hospitals located throughout the state. By meeting the basic requirements of the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA’s) rigorous standards for consumer protection and quality improvement, MDwise was awarded NCQA’s accreditation status of Accredited for service and clinical quality. Ninety-seven percent of MDwise members surveyed would recommend MDwise to their family and friends. For more information, visit MDwise.org.


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