February 3, 2014

Sign up with the Health Insurance Marketplace by February 15 have coverage March 1

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, since October 1 last year, millions of people have enrolled in new coverage under the health care law. They’ve signed up either for private insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or for the Medicaid program. There’s still time to enroll and have coverage as soon as March 1. All you have to do is sign up with the Health Insurance Marketplace by February 15. [More]
January 9, 2014

Sign up by January 15 and get health coverage on February 1

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, since October 1 last year, more than 6 million people have enrolled in new coverage under the health care law. They’ve signed up either for private insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or for the Medicaid program. There’s still time to enroll and have coverage as soon as February 1. All you have to do is sign up with the Health Insurance Marketplace by January 15. [More]
October 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System applauds Controlling Board approval of Medicaid extension

The Sisters of Charity Health System applauds Ohio Governor John Kasich and the Controlling Board for yesterday's decision to approve the release of federal funds for Medicaid extension in Ohio. This decision extends Medicaid to more than 275,000 uninsured Ohioans, who will gain access to health care coverage on January 1, 2014. [More]
October 15, 2013

Issue 1, the 2013 Cuyahoga County Health and Human Services Levy

Each year, hundreds of thousands of families, individuals, children and seniors depend on the vital and often lifesaving services only available through Cuyahoga County’s Health and Human Service programs in Northeast Ohio. This year, the Health and Human Services levy will be Issue 1 on the November ballot. Passage of Issue 1 will ensure that people in crisis across the county have services available when they need them most. [More]
September 22, 2013

Fill the coverage gap for the most vulnerable workers by extending Medicaid in Ohio

Susanna Krey, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and senior vice president of foundations, outreach and external affairs at the Sisters of Charity Health System, wrote an op/ed published in The Plain Dealer on September 22, 2013, calling for lawmakers to fill the coverage gap for the most vulnerable workers by extending Medicaid in Ohio. [More]
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]

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