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GAGE/FACEBOOK | Graduate student workers are prioritizing worker compensation and health insurance coverage as the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees prepares to start contract negotiations with the university.

Graduate Union Seeks to Raise Compensation, Insurance Coverage

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees elected 14 members to the union’s bargaining committee Feb. 8 as it prepares to begin negotiating worker contracts with the university. The bargaining committee aims to win a contract that addresses the top four issues identified by graduate employees, including increased worker compensation, dental[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE In 2017, the number of children without health insurance in the United States increased for the first time since 2008, according to a Nov. 21 report released by the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy's Center for Children and Families.

McCourt School Report Finds Rising Number of Uninsured Children

The number of children without health insurance in the United States rose for the first time in at least a decade, according to a report by the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Children and Families released Nov. 21. The study estimated that the number of children[Read More…]

by December 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Student Health Advisory Board to Launch Next Semester

A student health advisory board is set to launch next semester as a platform for students to voice health concerns on campus. Administrators originally planned to establish the board this semester, a plan that was announced in February but did not come to fruition. The university now plans to get[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Adapts to ACA

As implementation of the Affordable Care Act begins, the university will adjust employee health insurance policies and ramp up educational innovations at the School of Nursing and Health Studies. The ACA’s individual mandate goes into effect in January 2014, and employers must provide coverage by January 2015. “Right now Georgetown[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Georgetown Insurance to Cover Contraception

After revisions to the Affordable Care Act in late June, Georgetown student and faculty health insurance will cover contraception through United Healthcare beginning August 15. The Obama administration’s final ACA regulations require insurance companies to pay directly for contraceptive services for those covered by nonprofit organizations that oppose contraception on religious grounds.[Read More…]

by July 18, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Healthcare Reform Earns Praise

Healthcare reform is one of the most contentious issues in American politics, and for good reason. The current American healthcare system is broken, and while the reforms presented in the Affordable Care Act of 2010 are not perfect, they are a step in the right direction. The most important element[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Jesuits Access Same Health Care Benefits As Other Faculty

There is no doubt that the Jesuits on campus play a central role in the Georgetown community, but what may be less apparent is the role the university plays in their lives, including their health care. Georgetown does not directly pay health and insurance bills for Jesuits working for the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News