Posts tagged ‘Health Care’

Health Care Tax Credit Could Help Some Churches

CHICAGO, IL (April 28, 2011) – Some local Evangelical Covenant churches may benefit from a new small employer health care tax credit designed to provide financial relief to qualifying churches that provide health benefits from their denominational benefit program. Continue Reading »

Bethany Benefit Offers Special Open Enrollment Period

CHICAGO, IL (April 5, 2011) – A special mid-year enrollment period has been approved that will allow qualified individuals to apply for medical insurance coverage through Bethany Benefit Service, it was announced today. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

CHICAGO, IL (March 18, 2011) – Swedish Covenant Hospital has the highest rate of new mothers who breastfeed than any other hospital in the Chicago area, according to a report released by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Continue Reading »

Haiti: How to Sustain Rebuilding Effort

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 18, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is the last in a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Haiti: How Detroit Helped Prepare Caregivers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 17, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Haiti: Fighting the Deadly Scourge – Cholera

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 16, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Haiti: Just Take One Step At a Time

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 15, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Hope, Changed Lives Focus of Special Haiti Series

CHICAGO, IL (March 11, 2011) – A clinic opened in January by Covenant World Relief partner Medical Teams International (MTI) provides the only on-site health services to the 30,000 residents in the new tent city of Canaan just outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Continue Reading »

Covenant Churches, Retirees to Share $1 Million ‘Surprise’

CHICAGO, IL (March 9, 2011) – Local Evangelical Covenant churches and retirees will be pleasantly surprised to learn that the Bethany Benefit Service medical and dental insurance premium for the month of June has been waived – a move that is expected to collectively save local churches and individuals covered by Bethany $1 million in premium savings. Continue Reading »

Medical Team Volunteers Needed in Haiti

PORTLAND, OR (February 15, 2011) – Because the cholera epidemic in Haiti has subsided, Medical Teams International has loosened its requirement for medical personnel to participate in upcoming mission trips. Continue Reading »