Analyses or Summaries

Summary of a report, legislation, regulation or measure, and analysis of what it means to children's health and children's hospitals.

Resources

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2016 State Policy Trends Memo
February 20, 2017

During the summer and fall of 2016, CHA reached out to government relations professionals to inform our understanding of the state policy issues ...

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CHA Summary of Cassidy, Collins ACA Repeal/Replace Bill
February 2, 2017

CHA summary of the Patient Freedom Act of 2017, introduced on Jan. 23 by Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Susan Collins (R-ME)

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Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity
January 27, 2017

This report from the National Academies examines causes of health inequity in the US and outlines solutions for communities to advance health equity.

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Medicaid Managed Care Pass-through Payment Rule
January 19, 2017

CHA developed a summary of the proposed rule that would clarify requirements under the Medicaid managed care final rule’s pass through payment ...

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Emergency Preparedness Final Rule Summary
January 12, 2017

CHA developed a summary of the final rule released by CMS which would establish emergency preparedness requirements for providers as a condition of ...

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Summary of Final 2018 Guidance for Health Plans
January 6, 2017

The CMS notice and letter set standards for qualified health plans and outline specific steps for plans to be certified for sale in the federally ...

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Improving Community Health through Hospital Community Benefit Spending: Charting a Path to Reform
December 21, 2016

This report from the George Washington University outlines strategies to expand the role of tax-exempt hospitals in community health improvements.

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Congress Sends the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to the President
December 16, 2016

The NDAA, which sets Defense Department policy each year, was passed by Congress and sent to the President on Dec. 8.

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Summary of Pediatric Provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act
December 9, 2016

The bill includes provisions related to research, mental health, health IT, clinical trial design and drug development.

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Children's Organizations Joint Comments on 2018 Draft Letter to Exchange Plans
December 8, 2016

The letter calls on CCIIO to define the pediatric Essential Health Benefit and adopt a network adequacy standard for appropriate access to care.

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Staff Competencies to Support Population Health
December 7, 2016

Discover six specific opportunities and tools for 12 critical staff competencies to support population health.

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Essential Hospitals Institute: A Road Map to Community Integrated Health Care
November 21, 2016

This report includes strategies to build a foundation for population health, assemble resources, and implement community integrated health care.

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Role of Data Analytics in Pediatric Population Health
November 17, 2016

Learn the types of data required for population health management with a focus on pediatric populations.

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CHA Summary of 2018 Draft Technical Guidance for Exchange Plan Certification
November 17, 2016

CHA Summary of 2018 Draft Technical Guidance for Exchange Plan Certification

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Context Counts: How Social Determinants of Health Impact Care Delivery
October 27, 2016

Practical strategies for identifying and addressing unmet social needs to improve patient engagement, reduce health disparities and improve outcomes.

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Guide to Health Care Partnerships for Population Health Management and Value-based Care
October 21, 2016

This HPOE guide provides key considerations in partnering for population health management and characteristics of successful strategic partnerships.

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Population Health - Why It Matters
October 12, 2016

Adopting a population health perspective can help transform health care delivery and improve outcomes in the new health care landscape, according to ...

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Key Section 1115 Medicaid Waivers
September 27, 2016

Section 1115 of the Social Security Act allows the Secretary of HHS to approve state Medicaid demonstration projects that waive statutory Medicaid ...

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California Medi-Cal 2020 (formerly, "Bridge to Reform")
September 27, 2016

California aims to unify the disproportionate share hospital and safety net care pool funding streams into a global payment system through the waiver.

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Chart of Federal Regulations and Other Guidance
September 22, 2016

An overview of federal regulations and other guidance of interest to children's hospitals.

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You Get What You Pay for: Measuring Quality in Value-Based Payment for Children's Health Care
September 22, 2016

This brief overviews the way value-based payment arrangements ought to be structured to best meet the needs of children.

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Flint, Michigan Section 1115 Demonstration
September 13, 2016

The state of Michigan is modifying current Medicaid eligibility requirements to provide coverage to individuals with household income up to and ...

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CHA Summary of Proposed Exchange Guidance
September 9, 2016

This CHA summary of the 2018 Proposed Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters (NBPP) highlights those sections of the Notice that affect children’s ...

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Affordable Care Act Nondiscrimination Final Rule Summary
September 2, 2016

This summary outlines key provisions of the ACA Section 1557 final rule, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, race, color, ...

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Creating Effective Hospital Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health
August 23, 2016

This guide highlights promising practices for creating sustainable partnership structures and assessing interventions to build a culture of health.