CCUSA Expresses Concern over AHCA

Sister Donna Markham OP, PhD, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, in a letter to the House of Representatives, expressed concern over the American Health Care Act and its proposed changes to Medicaid. While the legislation provides positive provisions to protect life and increase flexibility to the states, it also jeopardizes coverage of millions of Americans by capping federal contributions to Medicaid and removing the requirement that Medicaid plans cover substance abuse and mental health services. Read the full letter here.