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United Networks of America and Mississippi Drug Card Give Back to Batson Children’s Hospital

Mississippi Drug Card Presents Donation and Tours Batson Children’s Hospital

On March 21st, Ken Gresham, Senior VP Program Development, Mississippi Drug Card, presented a check to Batson Children’s Hospital.  Kathryne Lewis, Events Coordinator, was pleased to receive the check donation in the amount of $3,140.35.

After the presentation, Ken was given a tour of the hospital.  The partnership between Batson Children’s Hospital and Mississippi Drug Card helps create awareness for the Rx savings program and helps raise money for the hospital at the same time.  A donation will be made to Batson Children’s Hospital each time a prescription is processed through Mississippi Drug Card.  We are excited to be a supporter of Batson Children’s Hospital and all the patients they help.

Since 2015, the United Networks of America partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised over $2.4 million dollars for local children’s hospitals. Of this, $3,140.35 has been raised for Batson Children’s Hospital.

United Networks of America is one of the largest providers of value added managed care products and services in the United States. Since 1993, United Networks of America has continued to grow its network to more than 240,000 participating providers serving more than 120.1 million members across the United States of America, Puerto Rico, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands. The diverse membership base is a testament to the versatility and value of those networks. United Networks of America clients include TPA’s, insurance companies, associations, universities, federal and state governments, school systems, large employers, among others. Each year, United Networks of America programs continue to receive the highest rankings in the country among value added programs. For more information on United Networks of America please click here

Batson Children’s Hospital is the flagship of Children’s of Mississippi, part of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). As Mississippi’s only children’s hospital, we care for kids from across the state, offering everything from emergency care to highly specialized heart and cancer care for kids. Batson Children’s Hospital treats about 150,000 children each year in more than 30 specialty areas, including newborn medicine, pediatric cardiology, neurology, and surgery. It houses the state’s only pediatric intensive care unit and emergency department along with Mississippi’s only pediatric treatment programs for cancer, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, congenital heart defects, and more.


Miss Mississippi Laura Lee Lewis visits Batson Children's Hospital for June Birthday Party

Time flies when you’re having fun! We celebrated Miss Mississippi Laura Lee Lewis' final official visit to Batson Children’s Hospital at the June Birthday party. As always, there was singing, arts and crafts, tasty treats and lots of smiles.

Thanks to Mississippi Drug Card for sponsoring the party and making all this fun possible. Learn more about how they’re supporting Batson Children’s Hospital at MississippiDrugCard.com.

Miss Mississippi Laura Lee Lewis visits Batson Children's Hospital for June Birthday Party Miss Mississippi Laura Lee Lewis visits Batson Children's Hospital for June Birthday Party