Lead the Way
Through its Lead the Way campaign, Trinity Health is encouraging our nation's leaders to work toward a system that provides affordable coverage and high-value, coordinated care to every patient. Our network of health care providers joins us while, at the same time, continuing to implement evidence-based practices that allow them to achieve what they set out to do when they first chose this career --- deliver the best possible care.
Contact your State Legislators and tell THEM your thoughts on health care reform.
Health Care Reform Update
The Kaiser Family Foundation has an interactive website (www.healthreform.kff.org) which hosts a number of interactive ways you can learn more about Health Care Reform. Here, you can view an interactive timeline of the bill, learn about what the bill covers and state-by-state data. Plus it hosts the most up to date news and information regarding health care reform.
There is also this fascinating video from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation which explains the Health Care Reform Bill.
Catholic Health Association
The Coalition to Protect America's Health Care, an alliance of national and state hospital groups including CHA, is running television and print ads to protect Medicare and Medicaid funding for hospital care. The ads can be viewed on the coalition's YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/ProtectHealthcareTV.
Cover The Uninsured
Please visit this site to learn more about the uninsured in Michigan. Follow this link: http://www.mctun.org/
Health Reform Hits Main Street
Want to learn more about health care reform and read the actual text of the bill that was passed in March of 2010? Here is a link to Congressman Sander Levin’s website.
Also, here is a quick link to a summary of the bill.
Want to learn more about the Affordable Care Act?
There is an informative, new website, HealthCare and You (www.healthcareandyou.org) that can help you make smart decisions for you and your family regarding health care. Some of these changes are happening right now and some will be taking place in 2014. This site has information based upon the state where you live.
Explore your coverage and pricing options with this website from the federal government, www.healthcare.gov. You can find out which private insurance plans, public programs and community services are available to you.
In addition, if you want to find out if you are eligible for Medicaid and it's programs, please go to www.cms.gov
You can also see profiles about people who have already benefited from the Affordable Care Act at www.youtube.com/HealthReformWorks.
Healthcare Reform Statement
Please read the following message from Joseph Swedish, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Health on the historic passage of health care reform.