Advocacy and Medicaid Talking Points


Two-thirds of seniors in nursing homes are covered by Medicaid and 39 percent of children have their healthcare coverage through Medicaid.  This is an essential resource for the most vulnerable in American society. The draft Health Care Bill released by the Senate today would begin to cut Medicaid services in 2021.  The time is now […]

Advocacy and Strategic Planning

Michael J. Readinger

The CHHSM board and staff are gearing up for a series of meetings by phone this spring and in person at our June board meeting to continue implementing our strategic plan. Some of these initiatives are a continuation of the goals we set over the last couple of years, while some are new ideas that […]

Charitable Care by UCC-Related Health Providers Jumps 18 Percent in 2016, Exceeds $857 Million


The United Church of Christ’s nearly 400 health and human service ministries provided more than $857 million in uncompensated, charitable care in 2016, an increase of nearly 18 percent in one year. The jump represents one of the largest single-year increases in decades, according to statistics collected by the UCC’s Council for Health and Human […]