Sr. Carol Keehan: Health Care Reform Helps Real People

In National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, the Supreme Court upheld most parts of the federal health care reform law. For many Americans, this is not only good news, it is life-transforming news. In a recent essay, "Our Catholic Faith and the Affordable Care Act," Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, the president of the Catholic Health Association, reminds us that the benefits of the Affordable Care Act are not merely abstractions.Another way to see the concrete benefits of the Affordable Care Act to real people facing real health care challenges s through the vignettes put together by the CHA for their recent national convention. Here is one on a child with cancer:

Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.

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