Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 21:23 EDT

Latest Catholic Health Association of the United States Stories

2014-04-02 16:30:38

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): CHA was stunned to see the budget proposal by House Republican budget chair Rep. Paul Ryan. Many of the nation's most important programs for health security for working American families and seniors would either be eliminated or severely undermined by this budget...

2013-01-15 12:27:46

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) has joined an interfaith coalition urging lawmakers to craft a meaningful, national response to gun violence. Often serving inner-city areas, Catholic hospital workers know all too well how gun violence shatters lives and communities. The Catholic Church has long supported sensible measures to limit the availability of weapons that enable the slaughter of many people in a matter...

2012-09-12 10:25:18

Without Affordable Care Act, Millions More Would Be Struggling WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), issued the following statement. The U.S. Census Bureau today reported that 48.6 million Americans were uninsured in 2011, down from 50 million in 2010 but still a reminder that people across our nation continue to lack health care coverage in a...

2012-06-28 06:28:42

Association Still Studying Opinion And Implications WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): The Catholic Health Association is taking time to carefully read and evaluate the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and may have additional comments once our review is complete. We are pleased...

2012-06-05 23:02:03

Trinity Health and the Catholic Health Association (CHA) announced today that Trinity Health President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph R. Swedish has been installed as Chairperson of the CHA board of trustees for fiscal year 2012-13. The installation of Swedish was part of “Leadership for Healing,” the 2012 Catholic Health Assembly concluding today in Philadelphia, Penn. Novi, Mich. (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Trinity Health and the Catholic Health Association (CHA) announced today...

2011-12-09 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), issued the following statement. The Catholic Health Association is very grateful to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her intelligent and courageous decision to prevent very young adolescents from purchasing and administering unsupervised the strong hormone contained in the drug known as Plan B. There is grave...

2011-10-07 14:53:00

Medicaid is a Vital Safety Net that Protects Human Dignity and Saves Money WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), issued the following statement. As the deficit supercommittee works to right the nation's finances, the needs of vulnerable people must be among the highest priority and not summarily dismissed as an easy, one-stop target for spending...

2011-09-13 14:06:00

Affordable Care Act Helps Mitigate Effects of Difficult Economy WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), issued the following statement: "Today we learned from the U.S. Census Bureau that 49.9 million Americans were uninsured in 2010, a number that continues to be intolerably high but which would likely reflect even greater hardship without help...

2011-06-09 00:00:29

Trinity Health President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph R. Swedish has been chosen Vice Chairperson/Chairperson-Elect of the Catholic Health Association (CHA) for fiscal year 2011-12. The election, held yesterday, was part of the 2011 Catholic Health Assembly in Atlanta, June 5 - 7. Swedish will lead the CHA board as its chair in fiscal year 2012-13. Novi, Mich. (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Trinity Health President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph R. Swedish has been chosen Vice...

2011-04-05 16:00:00

Vulnerable Persons, Health Care Providers, Seniors, Others Would Suffer WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive office of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): "While it is important to control federal spending and the deficit, cuts proposed by the House budget resolution would damage the nation's health care system by decimating Medicaid, Medicare and recent...