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Friday, August 9, 2013

Faith Leaders Leading the Way on ACA Outreach

CBHC's Faith Caucus is taking a lead role in our efforts to promote enrollment in Illinois' new Health Insurance Marketplace, and a crucial partner in spreading the positive word on health care reform. We are so pleased that the role of our faith leaders in outreach around the Affordable Care Act was important enough to have an AP story! 
Faith leaders emerge as key to health law outreach

— Religion and the nation's new health law haven't exactly been viewed as friendly partners in the public eye, with most of the attention focused on religious employers' objections to covering the cost of birth control.

But under the radar, leaders in some Illinois faith communities are spreading the word about the Affordable Care Act to make sure their uninsured members know about new benefits available starting in 2014 and about the approaching enrollment start date.

Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2013/08/09/2736052/faith-leaders-emerge-as-key-to.html#storylink=cpy
For the full story, please visit http://www.bnd.com/2013/08/09/2736052/faith-leaders-emerge-as-key-to.html.

Thanks to Rev. Carole Hoke, Rev. Dr. Shirley Fleming, and Aida Giachello of the CBHC Faith Caucus, and to Carla Johnson (@CarlaKJohnson) of the AP for the story.



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