Healthcare

For Health Reform To Succeed, Millenials Must Participate

08/29/2013
Online Jewish Week Columnist
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Jewish law is deeply concerned about and committed to healthcare being a matter of collective responsibility. The American Jewish community is vocal in support of healthcare reform, and and over the past few years there has been great progress in ensuring that the most vulnerable are able to get the healthcare they need. Yet the ultimate success or failure of Obamacare may be up to millenials, many of whom are relucant to participate.

Young, healthy people feel they don't need insurance - but the success of national healthcare reform depends on them. Fotolia

Jewish Groups Largely Applaud Health Care Ruling

Supreme Court decision upholding Affordable Care Act seen putting the country ‘significantly forward on a moral path.’

07/03/2012

Washington — American Jewish groups — with the notable exception of the Republican Jewish Coalition — were largely satisfied with the U.S. Supreme Court’s vote to uphold President Obama’s landmark Affordable Care Act in a 5-4 vote.

Nancy Kaufman, CEO of the National Council for Jewish Women, was “thrilled” with the decision. 

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