At Ascension, we advocate for policies that support our Mission, Vision and Values. We are focused on priorities that enable us to deliver personalized care to all and that advocate for a compassionate and just society.
Ascension is active on issues impacting:
Access to affordable healthcare for low-income, uninsured populations, including protecting the integrity of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and expanding Medicaid.
Drug pricing to ensure continued access to affordable prescriptions
Delivery system reform, including approaches that seek to establish a strong primary care foundation for our healthcare system, accountable care organizations and value-based care.
Patient safety through reduction in preventable hospital acquired conditions and hospital readmissions.
Access to behavioral and mental health services.
Expansion of virtual care and telemedicine.
Improved community health, with a focus on equity and elimination of unjust barriers.
Learn more about our perspectives on these issues by visiting our newsroom.