Washington Update

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

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Washington Update - August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018

The Senate and House champions are hopeful for committee action on the ACE Kids Act this fall and have stressed the importance of a strong show of ...

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Washington Update - August 3, 2018
August 3, 2018

Children’s hospitals should continue to urge their members of Congress to co-sponsor H.R. 3325 and S. 428.

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Washington Update - July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018

Hospitals should complete/update federal essential community provider petition by Aug. 22.

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Washington Update - July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

We ask you to please continue to urge House and Senate members to co-sponsor H.R. 5385 and S. 2597, bills that would reauthorize the Children’s ...

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Washington Update - July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

On Thursday, July 12, the full House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 5385, the CHGME reauthorization bill.

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Washington Update - June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

This week, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed a FY 2019 funding bill for the Departments of Labor, HHS, and Education recommending $325 ...

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Washington Update - June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018

The full House Appropriations Committee is set to mark up the FY 2019 appropriations bill approved last week by the Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee ...

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Washington Update - June 15, 2018
June 15, 2018

The House Appropriations Labor, HHS, and Education Subcommittee approved its version of the FY 2019 Labor, HHS, Education funding bill. Included in ...

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Washington Update - June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Hospitals are asked to urge House and Senate members to co-sponsor H.R. 5385 and S. 2597, the Children’s Hospitals GME Support Reauthorization Act of ...

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Washington Update - June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

Hospitals are asked to urge House and Senate members to co-sponsor H.R. 5385 and S. 2597, the Children’s Hospitals GME Support Reauthorization Act of ...

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Washington Update - May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018

On May 23, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing examining H.R. 5385, the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization ...

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Washington Update - May 18, 2018
May 18, 2018

The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee will hold a hearing on H.R. 5385, the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018, ...

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Washington Update - May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

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Washington Update - May 4, 2018
May 4, 2018

Hospitals are asked to urge House members to co-sponsor H.R. 5385, the Children’s Hospitals GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018.

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Washington Update - April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

On Tuesday, April 24, the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee passed S. 2597, the Children’s Hospitals GME Support ...

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Washington Update - April 20, 2018
April 20, 2018

Hospitals are asked to please reach out to House members and ask that they co-sponsor H.R. 5385, The Children’s Hospitals GME Support Act of 2018.

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Washington Update - April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Hospitals are asked to please reach out to House members and ask that they co-sponsor H.R. 5385, The Children’s Hospitals GME Support Act of 2018.

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Washington Update - April 6, 2018
April 6, 2018

Children’s hospitals are asked to continue to work with Senate offices to submit programmatic funding requests in support of FY 2019 Children’s ...

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Washington Update - March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

Children’s hospitals are asked to continue to work with Senate offices to submit programmatic funding requests in support of FY 2019 Children’s ...

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Washington Update - March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

On Thursday, both chambers of Congress introduced identical bills to reauthorize the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program ...

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Washington Update - March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018

This week, a total of 27 senators signed on to a bipartisan letter urging the Senate appropriators to include funding in the FY 2018 omnibus funding ...

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Washington Update - March 9, 2018
March 9, 2018

Hospitals are encouraged to reach out to their legislators and urge them to sign the Dear Colleague letters regarding funding for Children's ...

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Washington Update - March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018

Hospitals are encouraged to reach out to House and Senate offices and submit programmatic funding requests in support of FY 2019 funding for ...

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Washington Update - February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018

The U.S. House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee recently announced a deadline of March 19 for members to submit FY 2019 programmatic ...

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Washington Update - February 16, 2018
February 16, 2018

The president's budget is released is major changes for Medicaid and CHGME, while legislators are asked to co-sponsor the ACE Kids Act.

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