Statement by Sisters of Charity Health System President and CEO Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA upon Passage of Comprehensive Health Reform Legislation

3/22/2010

“For years we have worked in collaboration towards a new vision for health care in this country, for health care coverage and access for everyone.  This is an important day for all Americans but especially for those persons who are uninsured.  Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (H.R. 3590) and the accompanying corrections bill is an historic accomplishment.  This law will help extend quality health care coverage to 32 million Americans and contains important insurance market reforms.  The measure offers real health care solutions while respecting the dignity of life.  
 
“The Sisters of Charity Health System has monitored this process closely and will continue to proactively work toward improved access as the provisions of the law take effect. We will join with other health care providers to monitor the sustainability of this plan into the future and will remain engaged as health care delivery system changes are implemented.  
 
“As a family of Ohio and South Carolina healing ministries, with this new law, we look forward to promoting prevention and wellness and joining in the effort to end health disparities, while also encouraging prompt coverage for those without insurance and supporting access to care, which includes the preservation of strong reimbursement for providers. May God bless our nation as we journey on this new health care path.”

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