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Court case threatens Affordable Care Act

Conference call Friday, Feb. 20, to discuss ramifications

‘King v. Burwell’ centers on challenge to tax credit to eligible consumers enrolling in health insurance. read more »

by the Rev. Cynthia Abrams
on February 16, 2015

‘Fast for Fairness’

A moral call to ‘Insure Tennessee’

Ash Wednesday action at state legislature will include fasting, student sit-in to expand health coverage. read more »

February 16, 2015

Support ‘Insure Tennessee’

A pastoral letter to United Methodists in Tennessee

Bishop urges United Methodists advocate for governor’s initiative that would provide health coverage to 200,000 more Tennesseans. read more »

by Bishop Bill McAlilly and Bishop Mary Taylor
on February 02, 2015

Faith Weekends of Action for health care

Burwell meets with faith leaders at United Methodist Building

HHS Secretary asks faith groups to host enrollment activities, spread word about Affordable Care Act. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 09, 2015

Changing the ‘game’

Illinois Great Rivers ends health insurance plan

Other conferences evaluating similar action to stem rising costs of supporting aging, often ailing clergy risk pool. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on September 12, 2014

Uninsured projected to decrease

Faster health expenditure growth expected

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reports costs increasing at slower rate thanks to Affordable Care Act. read more »

September 12, 2014

2014 legislative priorities

Social justice agency announces congressional advocacy agenda

Rooted in United Methodist Social Principles, priorities include items in recent headlines, some holdovers from 2013. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 08, 2014

Bishop Cho’s invocation opens House of Delegates

United Methodist Day at the Virginia General Assembly

250 visit legislators to discuss human trafficking, predatory lending, Medicaid expansion. read more »

by Neill Caldwell
on February 20, 2014

Medicaid and mortality

Some political decisions can be lethal

17,000 people could die because states refuse to expand Medicaid under Affordable Care Act. read more »

by Jennifer Butler
on February 11, 2014

New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

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