Medicaid covers millions of children across the U.S., providing them with the coverage and services they need to become healthy and productive adults. A strong Medicaid program is an important investment for children and the country.
COVID-19 Update: our resource hub for children’s hospitals tracks policy-related resources helpful to your work during the COVID-19 crisis.
Learn why Medicaid is a critical investment in our kids.
This resource hub is designed to help you track policy-related resources helpful to your work during the COVID-19 crisis.
Mitigating the financial impact of COVID-19 on children's hospitals and the pediatric health care system for our nation's children is critical.
This chart summarizes approved state 1135 waivers of Medicaid and CHIP requirements and will be updated as CMS approves additional states' requests.
HHS released a final rule to roll back key aspects of a former rule that implemented the ACA's non-discrimination provisions, known as Section 1557.
President Trump issued a national emergency declaration that allows HHS to declare a public health emergency.
This chart provides a general snapshot of state officials’ authorizations to permit health care providers to return to full patient care operations.
We have been working to inform CMS guidance on implementation of the ACE Kids Act.
Lawmakers sent letters to congressional leadership and HHS asking that additional funding and resources be allotted to children's hospitals during COVID-19.
CHA developed a summary of proposed rules to implement provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act related to interoperability, electronic health records (EHR) certification, and information blocking.
Children's hospitals ask the Administration and HHS to provide immediate COVID-19 financial relief.
CHA has created a high-level summary for CMS' FY 2021 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule.
Three congressional packages and one supplemental for COVID-19 relief have passed to date. Read more about them here.
CHA releases pediatric guidance informing local coordinator of hospital beds, staff and supplies for COVID-19 patients.
We submitted a letter in response to the Senate Finance Committee's RFI on maternal mortality and morbidity.
Children's hospitals thank Congress for crucial funding during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
We submitted a response to the RFI on coordinating care from out-of-state providers for children with medically complex conditions.
Efforts are ramping up to highlight the importance of counting all kids in the 2020 Census.
Children's hospitals, along with a broad array of Medicaid stakeholders, urge CMS to withdraw MFAR.
We joined allied kids groups in endorsing the Kids' Access to Primary Care Act of 2020.
Children's hospitals urge Congress to take further action to prevent the Medicaid DSH cuts from going into effect.
Members of Congress are encouraged to co-sponsor H.R. 5900, The Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act of 2020.
CHA has summarized important sections of the president's FY 2021 budget for children's hospitals, including proposals for Medicaid and CHGME.
Children's hospitals call on Congress to instead strengthen our investment in children’s health.
Children receive health care coverage through an array of programs that protects our nation's kids, and investment in that system remains critical.
Medicaid helps our kids lead better lives and was designed with kids in mind.
Beyond public policy, COVID-19 is affecting every area of children’s hospitals’ work. Learn more about other important resources.
Federal action is needed to support children’s hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Urge your lawmakers to take action now.
Members receive the latest updates and suggest ways to best influence policy issues that impact children's health and children's hospitals in a weekly conference call.
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