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May 26, 2015, 15:00 ET

President Obama To Deliver Future of Health Care Address At Catholic Health Assembly

 President Barack Obama will address the Catholic Health Association's 2015 annual membership Assembly on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where he...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:12 ET

Catholic Health Association To Supreme Court: Working Families In Every State Should Be Eligible For Subsidies

 The Catholic Health Association has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of King v. Burwell to help defend...

Jan 09, 2015, 11:00 ET

Five Years After Earthquake, A New Haitian Hospital Will Be Dedicated

 Five years after an earthquake destroyed St. Francis de Sales Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the hospital is set to re-open in a new,...

Nov 05, 2014, 10:00 ET

'100 Days Of Prayer' Attracts 2,000 People Within Hours Of Start

 The following statement is being released by the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): Two thousand people joined CHA's...

Sep 17, 2014, 21:37 ET

CHA Responds To Government Accountability Office Report

 The following statement is being released by the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): CHA was concerned to read in the...

Jul 03, 2014, 09:53 ET

Catholic Health Association Welcomes Report on Medicaid Expansion, Encourages States to Increase Coverage and Boost Economies

The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) yesterday offered an important reminder of the need to expand Medicaid in all 50 states. In quantifying...

Jun 24, 2014, 15:26 ET

Catholic Health Association Installs Chairperson, Elects Vice-Chairperson And Trustees

Alan R. Yordy, MBA, FACHE, president and chief mission officer, Peace Health, Vancouver, WA, has been installed as chairperson of the Board of...

Apr 02, 2014, 14:11 ET

Ryan Budget Proposal Would Devastate Health Security For The American People

The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the...

Jan 15, 2013, 11:30 ET

Catholic Health Association & Interfaith Coalition To Lawmakers: Address Gun Violence Now

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) has joined an interfaith coalition urging lawmakers to craft a meaningful, national...

Sep 12, 2012, 13:45 ET

Catholic Health Association: Far Too Many Still Uninsured

Without Affordable Care Act, Millions More Would Be Struggling Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the...

Jun 28, 2012, 12:00 ET

Catholic Health Association Pleased With Supreme Court Ruling On Affordable Care Act

Association Still Studying Opinion And Implications  The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and...

Dec 09, 2011, 12:38 ET

Catholic Health Association Applauds HHS Decision on Plan B

 Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), issued the...

Oct 07, 2011, 15:53 ET

Supercommittee Must Keep Nation's Health and Common Good in Mind

Medicaid is a Vital Safety Net that Protects Human Dignity and Saves Money Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the...

Sep 13, 2011, 15:06 ET

Catholic Health Association: 50 Million Uninsured Shows Importance of Safety Net

Affordable Care Act Helps Mitigate Effects of Difficult Economy Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic...

Apr 05, 2011, 17:00 ET

House Budget Proposal is Serious Threat to Our Nation's Health Care System

Vulnerable Persons, Health Care Providers, Seniors, Others Would Suffer The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC,...

Oct 08, 2010, 19:39 ET

Alarmist News Reports About Catholic Hospitals Are False; CHA Supports Difficult Decision By Mercy Health Partners

The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive office of the Catholic Health Association of the...

Oct 08, 2010, 19:22 ET

Alarmist News Reports About Catholic Hospitals Are False; CHA Supports Difficult Decision By Mercy Health Partners

The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive office of the Catholic Health Association of the...

Sep 23, 2010, 10:55 ET

Catholic Health Association Applauds Health Reform Benefits That Become Effective Today

Millions of people in the U.S. will see their health security improve when several provisions of the Affordable Care Act become effective today....

Sep 16, 2010, 15:45 ET

Catholic Health Association: New Census Numbers Highlight Importance of Health Reform

Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), issued the following...

Jul 07, 2010, 13:46 ET

Catholic Health Association Welcomes Dr. Donald Berwick as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) applauds President Obama for appointing Dr. Donald Berwick as administrator of the...