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Joint National Hospital Association Statement on COVID-19 Vaccinations for Health Care Workers
July 27, 2021

CHA joins other national hospital associations urging COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers.

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Children's Hospital Association Encourages COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for All Children's Hospital Personnel
July 23, 2021

CHA encourages children's hospitals to require vaccinations for employees.

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Children's Hospitals Praise Increase for Pediatric Training Funds in House Appropriations Bill
July 15, 2021

We thank Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and her fellow House appropriators for allocating $400 million in FY 2022 funding for the CHGME program.

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Children's Hospital Association Welcomes New Chief Public Affairs Officer Leah Evangelista
July 8, 2021

CHA is pleased to announce the addition of Leah Evangelista as chief public affairs officer.

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Children's Hospitals Ask Congress to Prioritize Mental Health Needs for Youth
June 13, 2021

This year's Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Week will have a special focus on pediatric mental health, a crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Children's Hospitals Celebrate Community Health Improvement Week
June 7, 2021

Community Health Improvement Week highlights the work of communities and population health leaders and their local partners across the country.

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Children’s Hospitals’ Statement on New Funding to Expand Access to Pediatric Mental Health Care
May 20, 2021

The availability of new funding to expand Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) projects comes at a critical time for children as they struggle with a mental health crisis made worse by the pandemic.

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Axios Livestream Event on the Impact of the Pandemic on Children's Mental Health
May 19, 2021

The Children’s Hospital Association will participate in an Axios virtual event to discuss the impact of the pandemic on children's mental health.

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Children's Hospitals Praise Introduction of Bipartisan Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act
May 14, 2021

Children's hospitals applaud the reintroduction of the bipartisan Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act.

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Hospital Groups Seek Action on Drug Company Violations of 340B Law
April 20, 2021

CHA and other six organizations representing hospitals and pharmacists urge HHS Secretary Becerra to halt the actions of six drug companies denying 340B discounts on prescription drugs.

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Children's Hospitals' Statement on Enactment of the American Rescue Plan of 2021
March 11, 2021

Children's hospitals applaud the enactment of the American Rescue Plan, which contains numerous provisions benefitting the health and well-being of children and families.

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Mental and Behavioral Health in Children: A Crisis Made Worse by the Pandemic
February 24, 2021

CHA and the American Academy of Pediatrics call on Congress and the Biden administration to prioritize children's mental, emotional and behavioral health in proposals addressing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Children’s Hospital Association Launches Special Photo Series
January 27, 2021

This week the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) debuts Stronger Together - Children’s Hospitals During COVID-19, a special photo series portraying the response of children’s hospitals and their patients to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Marcy Doderer Elected Chair of Children's Hospital Association's Board of Trustees
January 22, 2021

Marcy Doderer elected chair of Children's Hospital Association's Board of Trustees.

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Amy Wimpey Knight Appointed President of Children's Hospital Association
January 22, 2021

Amy Wimpey Knight appointed president of CHA.

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Children's Hospitals Congratulate President Biden, Vice President Harris
January 20, 2021

Children's hospitals extend best wishes to President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and their team.

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Children’s Hospitals Support Health-related Provisions in Omnibus
December 23, 2020

Children's hospitals support the health-related provisions in the COVID-19 relief package and call for a focus on children's mental health in the next Congress.

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Hospitals and Pharmacists File Lawsuit Over Drug Companies' Refusals of 340B Discounts
December 11, 2020

CHA and other hospital organizations filed a federal lawsuit today against HHS over the department's failure to enforce 340 Drug Discount Program requirements and halt drug company actions that undermine the program.

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Children's Hospitals Call on Congress to Prioritize Children's Health
December 8, 2020

Pediatric providers call on Congress to support children's hospitals and ensure Medicaid remains strong.

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Children's Hospitals Applaud Legislation to Improve Children's Health Care
September 25, 2020

Children's hospitals applaud the introduction of the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act in the Senate.

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Children’s Hospitals’ Statement on Essential COVID-19 Relief
August 20, 2020

Children’s hospitals thank the administration and Congress for broadening their recognition of the pandemic’s impact on children and its financial impact on children’s hospitals.

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Kids Ask Congress to Prioritize Children's Health Care During Virtual Visits with Lawmakers
August 6, 2020

Patients at children's hospitals ask Congress to prioritize children's health care during virtual visits.

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Children's Hospital Association Statement on Racism and Child Health
June 17, 2020

CHA condemns all forms of intolerance and believes all children deserve an equal shot at reaching their full potential.

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HHS Distribution of CARES Act to Date Has Overlooked Our Nation's Children's Hospitals
June 10, 2020

Children's hospitals ask the Administration and HHS to provide immediate COVID-19 financial relief.

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Children's Hospitals Welcome Essential COVID-19 Relief from HHS Allocation
May 1, 2020

CHA thanks HHS for broadening the relief effort to recognize the negative financial impact of the COVID-19 surge response on all providers.

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