CMF CURO – First Catholic-based Health Care Sharing Ministry

Today [October 2, 2014] at the National Press Club at 12pm in the Zenger Room, the Catholic 501(c)(3) non-profit Christ Medicus Foundation is announcing the creation of CMF CURO (, a Catholic Living Health Care Ministry. CMF CURO is a member-representative to Samaritan Ministries International (“Samaritan” or “SMI”), offering Catholics the first Catholic health sharing ministry. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, CMF CURO is being launched to provide Catholics and all people of faith with affordable access to medical care that protects their religious liberty and the Gospel of Life based on Catholic teaching.

Over 300,000 Americans are members of health sharing ministries nationwide and they share over 200 million in health care costs per year according to the Alliance for Health Care Sharing Ministries ( Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), members of health sharing ministries in existence prior to 1999 are exempt from the ACA’s individual mandate. CMF CURO provides Catholics an affordable alternative to secular medical insurance that is consistent with Catholic teaching, allowing Catholics to protect their religious liberty and their individual right of conscience.

The Christ Medicus Foundation, in Partnership with Samaritan Ministries International is Launching the Nation’s First Catholic based Health Care Sharing Ministry, CMF CURO

CURO in Latin means to care for, cure, heal, and watch over.

CMF CURO is a Catholic Living Health Care Ministry offered by the Christ Medicus Foundation (CMF).

CMF CURO is not insurance. It is Christian caring.

Link to sign up on the CMF CURO web site.


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