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26 Apr, 2017, 17:29 ET Proposed House Action Threatens Health Coverage for Millions

Since the American Health Care Act was introduced in the House last month, CHA has said very clearly that this legislation to repeal and replace...


11 Nov, 2016, 12:30 ET CHA Stands Ready to Work With President-Elect Trump

The Catholic Health Association of the United States extends its congratulations to president-elect Donald Trump. As citizens and people of faith,...


28 Jan, 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...


05 Nov, 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...


17 Sep, 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...


03 Jul, 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...


15 Jan, 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...


28 Jun, 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...


09 Dec, 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...


07 Oct, 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...


13 Sep, 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...


05 Apr, 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,...


23 Sep, 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....


16 Sep, 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...


07 Jul, 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...


22 Mar, 2010, 00:31 ET Catholic Health Association Congratulates Nation's Leaders For Enacting Historic Health Reform

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


23 Feb, 2010, 10:26 ET Catholic Health Association Statement on February 25 Health Reform Summit

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


28 Jan, 2010, 14:03 ET Catholic Health Association Comments on State of the Union and Need for Health Care Reform

"Put the Needs of Our Nation's People Above Political Interests and Partisan Concerns" The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol...


10 Sep, 2009, 13:28 ET Catholic Health Association: Census Bureau Report and President Obama Make Strong Case for Bold, Immediate Action on Health Reform

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


28 Aug, 2009, 12:44 ET Catholic Health Association Reaffirms Long-Standing Commitment to Reform Health Care But Waits to Endorse Any Specific Bill

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) has long been committed to a goal of health coverage for all people in the United...


06 Jun, 2009, 12:03 ET 2009 Catholic Health Assembly to Focus on Hope in a Time of Hardship and Adapting for the Future in a Time of Health Reform

News Media Invited to Attend Catholic health ministry leaders will gather June 7-9 in New Orleans for the 2009 Catholic Health Assembly, "In Our...


11 Dec, 2008, 14:39 ET Catholic Health Association Statement on the Naming of Tom Daschle and Jeanne Lambrew to Health Leadership Positions in President-Elect Obama's Administration

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


26 Aug, 2008, 01:00 ET Catholic Health Association Responds to Census Figures on the Uninsured: Important Not to Be Misled By Declining Uninsured - These Are Not Today's Numbers

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the number of uninsured people in the U.S. reportedly decreased in 2007, the estimates...


21 Jul, 2008, 01:00 ET Health Care Leaders Report Fewer Barriers to Development of Hospital Community Benefit Programs

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not-for-profit hospitals are continuing to expand and strengthen their support of community...


30 Apr, 2008, 01:00 ET Voters Believe They Hold Power in Health Care Reform Debate

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most effective way to get politicians to act on health care reform is for citizens to make...