When Dr. Michael Hole was a pediatrician in Boston, he discovered a key to unlocking a healthier future for many families – help with taxes.
Pediatricians at Yale’s School of Medicine have joined together with lawyers and community advocates in an unusual approach to improving health among poor children
Low-income Boston families can make the most of long wait times at the doctor’s office by taking advantage of a Boston Medical Center service that does patients’ taxes for free at medical sites.
Here is the problem: Families with children are not fully benefiting from tax-based government safety net programs such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC).
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The Boston-based pediatrician branched out to accounting after learning that a large fraction of her low-income patients were losing thousands of dollars because they didn’t file the tax-season [...]
Anti-poverty community initiatives like StreetCred are one way that pediatricians are helping to improve the
health of children living in poverty, which affects 16 million U.S. children.
Tax day is quickly approaching and now there's a new program helping low-income families get the most out of their returns. CBS Austin's Allison Miller shows us how StreetCred is making a difference.
Twenty percent of eligible families don’t take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Dr. Lucy Marcil and Dr. Michael Hole of Boston Medical Center hope to change this through StreetCred.
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