Health Care

Health Care


November 28, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Reports of Obamacare’s death may have been greatly exaggerated.

Millions of Americans this month have signed up for health insurance on HealthCare.Gov, the website established by the Affordable Care Act, despite the Trump administration cutting spending on...

October 11, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Congress has allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire. The failure to reauthorize this program threatens the health of 9 million children and pregnant women as well as the positive financial trajectory and stability of their...

September 25, 2017

Diocese of Alaska Bishop Mark Lattime, speaking here Sept. 22 at the House of Bishops meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, is one of six bishops to sign a letter to senators urging opposition to an Affordable Care Act repeal bill. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

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September 20, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Over the past two weeks, U.S. senators have worked transparently and diligently on bipartisan legislation to improve health care for Americans. Yet now, Senate leaders are risking undermining progress in their own bipartisan reform process with a...

July 27, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] The United States Senate is now considering a series of measures that would radically remake the way health care is provided in this country, and dramatically change who has access to care. A partial, or “skinny,” repeal of the Affordable Care Act...

July 12, 2017

[Episcopal Health Foundation] The Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) has approved $5.1 million to benefit 35 grant partners that provide comprehensive, community-based primary care for low-income Texans and/or help vulnerable communities access affordable health services.

With these...

June 2, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A special fund established to pay for a mobile dental clinic in Gaza is being wound up – seven years beyond its original end-date.

The Church in Wales established its Jubilee Fund as a Millennium project in 2000. The mobile dental clinic in Gaza was the...

May 12, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place currently in the U.K., The Mission to Seafarers is highlighting the mental health challenges faced by seafarers and calling on the industry to offer wider services that could help safeguard their welfare....

March 22, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the American Health Care Act, a bill that aims to repeal and replace elements of the Affordable Care Act. House leadership has added a manager’s amendment to the bill that further weakens the Medicaid...

March 9, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] This week, the House of Representatives unveiled the American Health Care Act, a bill that aims to repeal and replace elements of the Affordable Care Act.

This legislation would swap current income-based health care subsidies for a system of...


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