Washington Update

This weekly publication provides member hospitals with important news on federal legislative affairs and regulatory actions.

Recent Issues

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Washington Update - June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019

Register today for the 2019 Family Advocacy Day prep webinar on June 17.

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Washington Update - June 7, 2019
June 7, 2019

Register today for the 2019 Family Advocacy Day family prep webinar on June 12, and the hospital staff prep webinar on June 17.

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Washington Update - May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019

CHA will offer a family prep webinar on June 12 and a hospital staff prep webinar on June 17 for 2019 Family Advocacy Day.

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Washington Update - May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019

ACE Kids Act webinar recording available and HRSA extends CHGME program reconciliation application deadline.

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Washington Update - May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019

Learn House support for delaying DSH cuts, and don't forget to join CHA later this month for one of two webinars on ACE Kids Act implementation.

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Washington Update - May 10, 2019
May 10, 2019

Learn about the House Appropriations Committee proposal of $350 million for CHGME in FY 2020, and don't forget to join CHA later this month for one of two webinars on ACE Kids Act implementation.

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Washington Update - May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019

Join CHA later this month for one of two webinars on ACE Kids Act implementation.

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Washington Update - April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Thank lawmakers for passing the ACE Kids Act and ask them to delay Medicaid DSH cuts.

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Washington Update - April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

This week, President Trump signed the ACE Kids Act into law.

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Washington Update - April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

Register today for 2019 Family Advocacy Day and don't forget to thank your congressional delegation for passing the ACE Kids Act.

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Washington Update - April 5, 2019
April 5, 2019

Thank Congress for passing the ACE Kids Act and encourage senators to support strong FY 2020 CHGME funding.

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Washington Update - March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019

Urge Congress to pass H.R. 1839 and enact the ACE Kids Act.

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Washington Update - March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

The ACE Kids Act was incorporated into the Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 (H.R. 1839). Urge Congress to pass H.R. 1839 and enact the ACE Kids Act.

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Washington Update - March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Ask congressional offices to submit programmatic funding requests in support of CHGME funding of $400 million for FY 2020.

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Washington Update - March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019

Please reach out to congressional offices and ask them to submit programmatic funding requests in support of CHGME funding of $400 million for FY 2020.

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Washington Update - March 1, 2019
March 1, 2019

CHA is asking that Congress provide $400 million for CHGME in FY 2020.

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Washington Update - February 22, 2019
February 22, 2019

Please reach out to your senators and representatives and urge them to co-sponsor the ACE Kids Act (S. 317/H.R. 1226).

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Washington Update - February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019

Yesterday, the U.S. House introduced the ACE Kids Act of 2019 (H.R. 1226). This bill follows the Senate version (S. 317) introduced last week.

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Washington Update - February 2, 2019
February 8, 2019

The U.S. Senate introduced the ACE Kids Act of 2019. The bill — S. 317 — was introduced by lead co-sponsors Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Michael Bennet, D-Colo.

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Washington Update - February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019

Congressional staff have informed us that reintroduction of the ACE Kids Act may occur as soon as early next week; we will provide additional updates on timing as they become available.

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Washington Update - January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019

Government relations (GRs) professionals now have a way to share information and ask questions among themselves related to state health policy challenges, opportunities and strategies in our new web-based State Health Policy Discussion Group.

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Washington Update - January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019

Over the coming weeks, we look to work with the champions of the ACE Kids Act — Sens. Grassley and Bennet, and Rep. Castor — along with committee staff to identify next steps on the legislation in the new Congress.

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Washington Update - January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019

Over the coming weeks, we will look to work with the champions of the ACE Kids Act — Sens. Grassley and Bennet, and Rep. Castor — along with committee staff to identify next steps on the legislation in the new Congress.

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Washington Update - January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

115th Congress concludes without Senate passing ACE Kids Act.

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Washington Update - December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018

As of midday Friday, the Senate had not passed H.R. 7217, the IMPROVE Act, which includes the ACE Kids Act..

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