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The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) welcomes media inquiries regarding health care issues and the Catholic health ministry. This newsroom contains the latest news and information about CHA and the Catholic health ministry. For specific media assistance, please contact Ed Giganti, Vice President, Communications & Marketing.




News Releases

Statement Supporting an Open Letter to Congress from Former Senate Majority Leaders Bill Frist, M.D, and Tom Daschle

Statement by Sister Carol Keehan, DC, President & Chief Executive Officer Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) 

Oct. 26, 2017 — The Catholic Health Association of the United States applauds former Senate Majority Leaders Bill Frist, M.D. and Tom Daschle for their open letter to Congress addressing the need for bipartisanship to stabilize the individual insurance market. CHA agrees that the only path forward is for all parties to come together to create real solutions. We support the efforts of Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray and urge members of the House and Senate to work diligently on behalf of the American people to achieve a bipartisan solution towards stabilization.  

» Download PDF version of the CHA statement


The Catholic Health Association of the United States is the national leadership organization of the Catholic health ministry, representing the largest not-for-profit provider of health care services in the nation.

  • 1 in 6 patients in the U.S. is cared for in a Catholic hospital each day.
  • Catholic health care, comprised of more than 2,200 hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, systems, sponsors, and related organizations, serves the full continuum of health care across our nation.

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Catholic Health Care in the United States

Updated January 2017

2017 Mini Profile

CHA advances the Catholic health ministry of the United States in caring for people and communities. Comprised of more than 600 hospitals and 1,400 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, the Catholic health ministry is the largest group of nonprofit health care providers in the nation. Every day, one in six patients in the U.S. is cared for in a Catholic hospital.

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Media Contact

Ed Giganti
Vice President, Communications & Marketing
egiganti@chausa.org
4455 Woodson Road
St. Louis, MO 63134
(314) 427-2500

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