Bishops Respond to Failure of “Skinny” Obamacare Repeal

doctorsNow that the so-called “Skinny Repeal” of Obamacare has failed in the Senate, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, is calling upon the U.S. Congress to make certain that future proposals pursue the common good of the nation.

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Financial Concerns Force New Spate of Planned Parenthood Closures

48399903_sCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Several more Planned Parenthood clinics will be closing across the country as the organization responds to cuts in state-funding and the impact of ObamaCare.

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New York Considers Medicaid Coverage for Sex-Change Surgery

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

Only months after becoming the sixth state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage, the state of New York is once again pushing the cultural envelope by considering a proposal to allow Medicaid to cover transgender surgery and hormone replacement therapy.

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Obama Administration Plans to “Snoop” on Doctors

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

Doctors across the nation are reacting with concern over a new program to be launched by the Obama Administration which will involve a team of “mystery shoppers” who will pose as patients and call doctor’s offices for appointments to see how difficult it is for people to get care.

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