September 4, 2013

Campaign Launches to take Ohio Medicaid Insurance Extension to the Ballot

Today at the Ohio Statehouse, a coalition of Ohio citizens, community organizations, faith groups, hospitals, businesses, labor unions and others who support extending health care coverage to 275,000 uninsured Ohioans through Ohio’s Medicaid Insurance program launched the Healthy Ohioans Work campaign. The effort seeks to approve Medicaid extension as permitted and funded by federal law. [More]
June 26, 2013

Video: Ready, get set, enroll!

More than 48 million Americans lack health insurance, and that's about to change. Learn more through this great video from the Catholic Health Association: "Ready, get set, enroll!" [More]
May 1, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam delivers testimony to Ohio Senate Medicaid Finance Subcommittee

Today in Columbus, Ohio, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, delivered the testimony to the Ohio Senate Medicaid Finance Subcommittee. [More]
April 12, 2013

Medicaid expansion will help most vulnerable

"There is simply no policy decision that has greater potential to improve health access and therefore improve the health status of our state than extending Medicaid coverage," said Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in a guest column published today in The State newspaper. [More]
April 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System supports extending Medicaid

The Sisters of Charity Health System continues to strongly support extending Medicaid in Ohio and South Carolina. Expanding Medicaid coverage to newly eligible adults below 138% of the federal poverty level will cover an estimated 450,000 uninsured Ohioans and 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians. Add your voice in support of Medicaid expansion. [More]
March 8, 2013

Health System Leaders Continue Call to Extend Medicaid

Through the Affordable Care Act, states may expand Medicaid coverage to persons up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Increasing access to Medicaid will give 450,000 to 600,000 uninsured Ohioans and approximately 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians the dignity of health insurance. The debate is in the state legislatures. Voices are needed now to encourage extension of Medicaid coverage. [More]
January 28, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System CEO speaks at Medicaid Expansion Assembly

Sisters of Charity Health System President and CEO Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, joined other leaders from the Northeast Ohio Medicaid Expansion Coalition on January 24 for a Medicaid Expansion Assembly organized by Greater Cleveland Congregations. The Northeast Ohio Medicaid Expansion Coalition is a group of allies working together to encourage the state of Ohio to act upon the provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by expanding Medicaid to persons living below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. [More]
January 21, 2013

Cuyahoga Health Access Partnership's efforts improve access to uninsured

The Sisters of Charity Health System is one of many institutional partners behind the Cuyahoga Health Access Partnership, which was recently featured in The Plain Dealer. [More]
December 13, 2012

Sisters of Charity Health System encourages lawmakers to avoid cuts to Medicare and Medicaid

The Sisters of Charity Health System believes that health care is a fundamental right for all Americans and that families and communities are stronger when everyone has access to quality, affordable health care. Since 1965, Medicare and Medicaid have provided access to essential medical services for those in need, including senior citizens, disabled persons, and low-income children and families throughout the country. Today, Medicare and Medicaid are being targeted as opportunities to cut spending to lessen the fiscal challenges facing the country. Read more about how you can take action. [More]
October 5, 2012

Sisters of Charity Health System leaders support Issue 107

The health system supports Mayor Jackson’s efforts to pass Issue 107 because of the transformational change it will enable the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to undergo, especially within the Central Neighborhood. Through the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s work with the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative, we are very aware of how critical this levy is to the children of Cleveland. [More]

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