We say: Health care is a fundamental human right — Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI used those very words — alongside water, food and education.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Distinctly Catholic: Every U.S. bishop who has a hospital in their diocese needs to speak out to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Calling health care "a vital concern for nearly every person in the country," the U.S. Catholic bishops said March 8 they will be reviewing closely a measure introduced in the House March 6 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Republican Plan Emerges. What the American Health Care Act does and what it doesn't do, five things to know.
Obamacare Replacement. House Republicans' health law replacement plan slashes Medicaid expansion and scrapping the requirement that individuals purchase coverage or pay a fine.
Distinctly Catholic: Archbishop Joseph Kurtz's last presidential address as leader of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, like his tenure, was a missed opportunity.
What to Expect: President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to "repeal and replace Obamacare" may be more about semantics than change, analysts say.
The Obama administration is seeking input on ways the government can comply with religious employers' refusal on moral grounds to cover contraceptives for employees and at the same time make sure those employees get such coverage.
On Friday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, along with the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor, published a five-page document in the Federal Register opening a period for public comment on the issue.
A five-year review of the Affordable Care Act shows many success for which Americans should feel pride and which spur them on to “strengthen efforts until all individuals in the USA have affordable, equitable, health insurance,” says an editorial in the current issue of the medical journal The Lancet.
Faith and Justice: Catholic organizations claimed victory when the Supreme Court sent their contraceptive mandate case back to the lower courts. What's the next step?