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House Bipartisan ACE Kids Act of 2017 Introduced to Improve Care for Children in Medicaid
July 20, 2017

Children’s hospitals applaud House initiative that could improve Medicaid for 2 million kids.

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Children's Hospitals' Patient Families to Congress: Protect Medicaid for Children and Reject the BCRA – a Bad Bill for Kids
July 10, 2017

Children’s hospitals’ patients and their families will meet with members of Congress this week during Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day, July ...

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Children’s Hospitals Call on Senate to Protect Kids and Reject “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017”
June 22, 2017

Children’s hospitals are unified in calling on the Senate to reject the bill, “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017,” which is part of the ongoing ...

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CBO Score Confirms $834 Billion AHCA Cut to Medicaid
May 24, 2017

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its revised score of the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and projected a startling ...

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Impact of AHCA on Children Alarming
May 18, 2017

As the Senate deliberates the U.S. House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), Avalere research released today bolsters evidence that child health ...

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Children's Hospitals to Senate: AHCA Fails Kids, Reject the Bill
May 4, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the American Health Care Act (AHCA), putting the health of more than 30 million children who rely ...

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Children's Hospitals Urge House to Vote Against Amended AHCA
April 27, 2017

Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) continues to oppose the newly modified American Health Care Act (AHCA) and strongly urges the House of ...

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Statement on AHCA by Children’s Hospital Association
March 23, 2017

Children's hospitals reject the American Health Care Act for failing children.

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Statement on Congressional Budget Office Scoring of the American Health Care Act
March 16, 2017

Children’s hospitals are alarmed by the American Health Care Act’s (AHCA) potential negative impact on children.

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Children's Hospitals Congratulate Seema Verma as CMS Administrator
March 14, 2017

The Children’s Hospital Association welcomes the official confirmation of Seema Verma as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...

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Congressional Testimony: Funding for Pediatric Workforce Essential
March 8, 2017

Jim Shmerling, president and CEO of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, called on Congress to continue providing strong support for the CHGME.

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Children's Hospital Association Statement on the American Health Care Act
March 7, 2017

On behalf of the over 200 children’s hospitals nationwide, CHA asks Congress to continue improving the American Health Care Act for children.

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Bipartisan Bill, ACE Kids Act of 2017, Introduced to Improve Care for Children in Medicaid
February 17, 2017

Children’s hospitals support S. 428 to advance care for children with complex medical conditions in Medicaid.

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Children's Hospitals Congratulate Price as HHS Secretary
February 10, 2017

The Children’s Hospital Association welcomes the official confirmation of Tom Price as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services ...

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Updated State Medicaid Fact Sheets by CHA and AAP
February 3, 2017

A new resource provides child-focused Medicaid funding and coverage details for each state.

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Children's Hospital Association Launches National Photo Exhibit
January 25, 2017

The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) launched its 2017 Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit this week via an online gallery.

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Madeline Bell to Chair Children’s Hospital Association 2017 Board of Trustees
January 23, 2017

Madeline Bell, president and CEO of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) began her term as chair of the Board of Trustees of the Children’s ...

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Children's Hospitals Congratulate Rep. Burgess on Chairmanship of Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee
January 6, 2017

The Children’s Hospital Association welcomes the announcement that Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, will be the new Chairman of the House Energy and ...

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Statement by Children’s Hospital Association on MACPAC 5-year CHIP Extension Recommendation
December 16, 2016

The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) applauds the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) for their newly released ...

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Children's Hospitals Congratulate Trump Nominees Rep. Tom Price and Seema Verma
December 6, 2016

CHA welcomes the announcement of two new leadership selections within the Trump Administration: Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., and Seema Verma.

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Mattel Inc. Funds Therapeutic and Adaptive Play in Children’s Hospitals
December 5, 2016

Six children’s hospitals received Mattel Inc. grants for programs that integrate adaptive play and provide sensory distraction as a means to ...

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More than 16,000 Petition Congress to Pass the ACE Kids Act
November 18, 2016

A petition asking Congress to pass the Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2015 this year receives more than 16,000 signatures from supporters ...

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Children’s Hospital Association Joins Other Advocates in Modern Medicaid Alliance
October 13, 2016

CHA joins more than two dozen national advocacy organizations to launch the Modern Medicaid Alliance.

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Statement by Children’s Hospital Association on House FY 2017 Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill
July 8, 2016

CHA thanks the House Labor-HHS, Education & Related Agencies Subcommittee for including $300 million for Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical ...

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Congressional Hearing Set for ACE Kids Act
July 6, 2016

The ACE Kids Act would improve care for children with complex medical conditions nationwide by facilitating more seamless, coordinated care from ...

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