Advertising Rates - Specifications

As the official journal of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, Health Progress features topics important to the Catholic health ministry including community benefit, continuum of care and aging services, ethics, grassroots advocacy, public policy and federal affairs, ministry and leadership development, mission integration and sponsorship.

Health Progress is distributed as a benefit of CHA membership to leaders in Catholic hospitals, long-term care facilities and health systems. The journal's audience includes sponsors, executives, administrators, clinical leaders, mission leaders, trustees, managers and policymakers. It is published four times annually.

The Catholic Health Association reserves the right to decline advertisements that are not in keeping with the association's publication standards.

Ordering and Billing

Insertion orders and ad materials must be received on or before our advertising close dates. Health Progress will do its best to meet the needs of advertisers; however, any changes or cancellations received after the advertising close date cannot be guaranteed.

An invoice for advertisements will be sent with a copy of the issue after publication. The Catholic Health Association accepts MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Please note that all advertising is non-commissionable.

Display Advertising Prices

Black and White
Display Ads

Size in inches
(width x depth)


Other Catholic Ministries*


Full page (bleed)

8.125" x 10.875"




Full page (no bleed)

7.45" x 10.20"




2/3 page vertical

4.5" x 8.85"




1/2 page horizontal

6.80" x 4.25"




1/3 page vertical

2.15" x 8.85"




  • Four-color display advertisements: Add $400 to black and white ad prices.
  • Density of ink should not exceed 280 percent in any one spot.
  • Halftones: 133 lin

Prices may be subject to change without notice.

*Organizations listed in the Official Catholic Directory that are not eligible for CHA membership.

Four Color Preferred Formats

  • Adobe Illustrator CS4 and Adobe InDesign CS4 files accepted. Please call or email for more information.
  • QuarkXpress 6.5 layouts on Macintosh media (CD or Stufflt files via email) are preferred. Please include all postscript and screen fonts (Type 1) along with all auxiliary art.
  • Adobe Acrobat PDF files. High-resolution PDF file distilled with "Press Quality" settings. All colors in CMYK. No RGB or Pantone Colors. Embed all fonts.
  • Recommended screen is 133-line. Artwork is returned at advertiser's request.

Black and White Preferred Formats

  • Adobe Acrobat PDF file. High-resolution PDF file created in Adobe Acrobat Distiller. (Use "Press Quality" setting.)
  • Adobe Illustrator (version CS2 or earlier) with embedded art and all type converted to outlines.
  • Macintosh QuarkXpress file (version 6.5). Collect for output with fonts, pictures, and report.
Shipping Instructions

Please send insertion order, correspondence, film, proofs and discs to: Advertising Coordinator, Catholic Health World, 4455 Woodson Rd., St. Louis, MO 63134-3797. Direct line: (314) 253-3424, Fax: (314) 427-0029.