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Catholic HMOs and reproductive health care

Patricia Miller

Catholic HMOs and reproductive health care

by Patricia Miller

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Published by Catholics for a Free Choice in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Health maintenance organizations -- United States.,
    • Reproductive health.,
    • Medical care -- Catholic Church.,
    • Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.,
    • Catholicism -- United States.,
    • Health Maintenance Organizations -- United States.,
    • Health Services Accessibility -- United States.,
    • Reproduction -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-39).

      Other titlesCatholic health maintenance organizations and reproductive health care
      Statementresearched and written by Patricia Miller and Celina Chelala.
      SeriesThe Access series, Access series (Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization))
      ContributionsChelala, Celina., Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA413 .M555 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 p. :
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3345888M
      ISBN 100915365367
      LC Control Number2004354437
      OCLC/WorldCa45125637

      Thus, an understanding of the Catholic Church's perspective on these issues is important to this discussion, and may be gained by examining the following: • the Church's stand on health care reform • recent actions taken by the Church to counteract attempts by the AMA to pass a resolution on access to comprehensive reproductive health care. Catholic Plans and Reproductive Health Care Half of Catholic managed care plans in the United States have found a way to provide access to contraception or sterilization; no plan provides abortion. Source: Miller P and Chelala C, Catholic HMOs and Reproductive Health Care, Washington, DC: Catholics for a Free Choice,

        International Reproductive Health Reports, and Tools CDC assists countries throughout the world with evaluating the results of reproductive health programs, and with developing or improving systems to collect, analyze, and interpret data to assess and monitor reproductive health indicators. The Church’s HMO by Sharon Catholic Health Plan and is sponsored by the Roman Catholic diocese of the state of New York— refuses on principle to provide family planning, contraception, or.

      Future of Abortion: Controversies & Care SPEECH Jon O’Brien June , , London Jon O’Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, gave a keynote speech to leaders working in women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights at the bpas-sponsored Future of Abortion: Controversies & Care conference. In “Presenting the Case for Conscience,” Mr. O’Brien explored what Catholic. 24,, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. Keyword Title Author Topic. The Free Library > Communications > News, opinion and commentary > The Humanist > November 1, A Shadow Report on the Beijing Platform for Action and Catholic HMOs and Reproductive Health Care.


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Contents: Introduction --Managed care plans: HMOs and PPOs --Catholic managed care --Catholic managed care plans and catholic health systems --Catholic managed care plans and reproductive health care --Catholic plans and medicaid managed care --Managed care plan questionnaries --Catholic managed care.

Media Contact For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact us via phone at +1 ()+1 () after hours, or by email. The first-ever survey of the nation's Catholic HMOs, conducted by Catholics for a Free Choice, Washington, D.C., has found that, despite protests by many Catholic hospitals and employers that it would violate the Church's teaching to provide coverage for contraceptive services, many Catholic managed care plans cover contraception and other reproductive health services.

A total of 25 Catholic managed care. health maintenance organizations (HMOs) partici-pate in government-financed public health plans yet are expected to follow the limitations that the hierarchy puts on the provision of reproductive health services.

The Catholic HMOs and reproductive health care book details how the Catholic Church got involved in health care and how the bishops control what services can be provided. In this instance, the patient had chosen to receive care at a Catholic hospital, and while she could have transferred to another hospital, she chose not to, because of her own religious beliefs about abortion.

However in many situations, women have no choice but to receive care at a Catholic-affiliated hospital. For Catholics 'doing' health care ethics or those wanting to understand Catholic thinking on foundational and controversial issues in health care it is an invaluable reference and should be in every library.

Adding Jean deBlois as a third author brings a critical and new voice to this volume."―Carol by:   The Catholic restrictions on reproductive care impact racial groups unevenly, according to the study, which found that black and Hispanic women are disproportionately affected by the restrictions.

reproductive health care needs to be assured for people around the world. Source: Global Policy Committee of the World Health Organization, 2 May ; and the WHO Position paper on Health, Population and Development, Cairo September File Size: 1MB. Catholic HMOs and reproductive health care / by: Miller, Patricia.

Published: () Health maintenance organizations / Published: (). Insurers Can Send Patients To Religious Hospitals That Restrict Reproductive Care health insurance plans like HMOs can make it difficult for patients to seek care outside of Catholic health.

One reproductive technology which the Church has clearly and unequivocally judged to be immoral is in vitro fertilization or IVF. Unfortunately, most Catholics are not aware of the Church's teaching, do not know that IVF is immoral, and some have used it in attempting to have children.

If a couple is unaware that the procedure is immoral, they. Springs in the Desert is a Catholic ministry devoted to helping women and married couples struggling with infertility.

Founded by two women who received their graduate degrees from the John Paul II Institute for Studies in Marriage and Family at The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. Offers an overview of the compatibility of palliative care with the vision of human dignity in the Catholic moral traditions.

The unique value is that it presents expert analysis of the domains of palliative care and how they are compatible with the vision of the human person in Catholic health care.

Birth control benefits rules for employer-provided coverage If you work for a religious employer. Health plans sponsored by certain exempt religious employers, like churches and other houses of worship, don’t have to cover contraceptive methods and counseling.

Reproductive health is defined as” A state of complete physical, mental, and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters related to the reproductive system and to its functions and process”.

This definition is taken and modified from the appropriate health care services for safe pregnancy andFile Size: 1MB. These Catholic crusades against women’s reproductive health have generated some rebellion among Catholics worldwide.

Leading this rebellion is the organization Catholics for a Free Choice, based in Washington, D.C., with its Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir partner organizations in eight Latin American countries and Spain, and another partner group in Canada.

MergerWatch: Religious Hospital Mergers & HMOs: The Hidden Crisis for Reproductive Health Care [Lois J. Uttley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Lois J.

Uttley. The organization has published a guide, entitled Hospital Mergers: The Hidden Crisis for Family Planning, that describes steps reproductive rights supporters can take before and after merger plans involving Catholic and non-Catholic hospitals are announced, to reduce the likelihood that access to reproductive health care will be eliminated.

Catholic managed care plans nation-wide, which together cover mil-lion enrollees. Over half are for-profit entities, most often the for-profit subsidiaries of nonprofit hospital systems. Whether for-profit or not-for-profit, most of the plans are owned by Catholic health sys-tems—networks of providers that include at least two hospitals—and.

As of January ,there were 60 Catholic health care systems.6 They are present in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. A health care system is a grouping of one or more hospitals plus ancillary services such as outpatient clinics,social service centers and .The Catholic Church was and is a major stakeholder in the health care field and exerts enormous influence on the shape of American health care.

More than Catholic hospitals function in forty-seven states, with one in six hospital patients cared for in a Catholic hospital. 6 Seton Medical Center was part of the Daughters of Charity National Cited by: 6. (2) And while some or all reproductive health services are curtailed in about one-in-two mergers between Catholic and non-Catholic hospitals, our telephone survey of non-Catholic religious hospitals carried out in September found no changes in the provision of reproductive health services following any of the 12 mergers.