The Senate is moving forward rapidly to finalize a budget reconciliation package that will address several issues including climate change and prescription drug pricing. The Sisters of Charity Health System has stood with the Catholic Health Association (CHA) in strongly supporting proposals to expand health coverage options as part of a reconciliation bill through improvements to the Affordable Care Act and the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs.
These measures are still being debated as part of a final bill and they urgently require your support to ensure that they will be included.
We are urging Congress to pass a reconciliation bill that includes:
The CHA believes the Senate will act on a final legislative package in the next few weeks, with the House to follow soon thereafter.
Please contact your members of Congress now and urge them to support these priorities in the reconciliation bill. A sample letter (email) is available on e-Advocacy.
Thank you for your attention to this urgent matter and for all that you do to support our Catholic health ministry.
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