CHRISTUS Health Advocacy & Public Policy
CHRISTUS’ mission guides our leadership to advocate for just and humane policies. Our Catholic social tradition frames our commitment to advocacy. We must leverage our size and diversity to act on behalf of the most vulnerable among us and build healthy communities.
The 340B Program has come under increased scrutiny by Congress due to its growth and a perceived link to the consolidation of hospitals and clinics.
CHRISTUS supports sound policies that will strengthen and preserve the Medicare program for the future.
The Catholic Health Association (CHA) is strongly committed to ensuring our nation’s Medicaid program remains a viable, efficient and effective program.
CHRISTUS is committed to investing in innovations in care, including telehealth and information technologies, to continually improve its systems and services.
CHRISTUS Health strongly supports passage of the ACE Kids Act and re-authorization of the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018.
Enhanced planning options for patients with serious illnesses and expanded access to high-quality palliative and hospice care are central to CHRISTUS’ ongoing mission.