Health Care Committee

Health Care CommitteeThe Health Care Committee organizes an annual meeting for CEOs and others working in Catholic-sponsored institutions that provide health care to Kentucky’s citizens. Papers presented during these events include

The 2010 health care debate in Congress is over and there is a new law in the United States that, though seriously flawed, did contain elements that eventually will provide health insurance and benefits to millions of U. S. residents. We encourage you to maintain an interest in this important area of human life and dignity and visit the U.S. Conference of Bishop’s health care reform web page for additional information about the Church’s teachings.

The Catholic Conference of Kentucky is also a partner in Kentucky Voices for Health, an organization advocating to increase the number of insured persons in Kentucky.

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Bishops’ Statement on Passage of HB 563 – School Choice
The Bishops of Kentucky have issued the following statement following the passage of HB 563. A PDF copy of the statement may be downloaded by clicking here. We applaud the Kentucky legislature for the passage of House Bill 563. This legislation provides more opportunities for parents with limited financial means to decide where their children […]

KY House Passes Educational Choice Bill for Public and Certain Non-Public School Families
House Republicans recently combined Education Opportunity Account legislation with another bill, HB 563, that deals with enrollment at public schools, and considered the combined bills for a vote today. But the new HB 563 initially prohibited Catholic school and other non-public school families from receiving tuition assistance. Thankfully, Rep. Matt Lockett put forth a floor […]

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