Affordable medicine that respects Catholic values

The state of health care in the U.S. is in flux, but no matter where the nation’s laws and regulations end up, a small group of Catholic health care innovators are plunging ahead with solutions aimed at offering individualized, affordable

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2017-05-12T19:59:03-08:00May 13th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |8 Comments

San Francisco archdiocese ordered to pay $3 million in health care costs

City officials have ordered the San Francisco Roman Catholic Archdiocese to pay nearly $3 million in health care costs for more than 1,000 employees after finding that it failed to make years of payments required by a pioneering local health

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2017-02-02T10:02:39-08:00February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Abortion isn’t basic healthcare

The following comes from an April 7 posting on the website of Assemblywoman Shannon Grove: SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Shannon Grove has introduced legislation (AB 1254) to stop state health officials from forcing churches and other California employers to buy insurance

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California to eliminate co-pays for contraception

The following comes from a Sept. 27 story on SFGate.com. Health insurance policies in California will have to cover all federally approved contraceptives for women by 2016 without charging co-payments under legislation signed this week by Gov. Jerry Brown, countering

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2014-09-30T12:45:11-08:00October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |16 Comments

Notre Dame caves

  The following comes from an Aug. 30 email from the Sycamore Trust, “alumni protecting Notre Dame’s Catholic identity.” Notre Dame is complying with the abortifacient/contraceptive mandate in renewing its student health insurance program for 2014-15. Aetna, the insurer, will now provide students

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2014-09-01T20:58:15-08:00September 4th, 2014|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |22 Comments

Loyola was always concerned about abortion coverage

Cal Catholic received a copy of the following letter from one of our readers. From: The Office of the President Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2013 4:19 PM To: University Communications Subject: Health Benefits Coverage Update Message from the President August

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2013-08-16T16:32:16-08:00August 18th, 2013|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |20 Comments

No, you can’t keep it

Franciscan University in Steubenville drops student coverage. The following comes from a May 14 blog posting by Tom Crowe on CatholicVote.org. ….Part of reason I like my current health insurance plan offered by my employer, Franciscan University of Steubenville, is

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