Faith leaders emerge as key to health law outreachFor the full story, please visit http://www.bnd.com/2013/08/09/2736052/faith-leaders-emerge-as-key-to.html.
CHICAGO — 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.
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.