The latest version of a Republican measure in the Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act must be amended to protect poor and vulnerable Americans, said the chairmen of four U.S. bishops’ committees.
The Senate Republicans’ latest effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act is “unacceptable” and shows little improvement over the lawmakers’ first attempt to reform the federal health care law, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee.
A proposed amendment to the health care legislation has left serious flaws, including unacceptable modifications to Medicaid that will endanger coverage and affordability for millions of people.
As Christians, we know we don’t arrive at the joy of Easter until we walk with Christ in his suffering on Good Friday.
Health care got plenty of attention during previous presidential election campaigns, but this time around it is almost like a kid craning to see what is going on while other issues take the front seat.
The Catholic Church is not a fancy medical clinic for the rich, but a “field hospital” that — often literally — provides the only medical care some people will ever receive, Pope Francis said. “Health is not a consumer good but a universal right, so access to health services cannot be a privilege,” the pope […]