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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Key Section 1115 Medicaid Waivers
April 20, 2018

State-by-state summaries of waivers for statuatory Medicaid requirements as allowed by Section 1115 of the Social Security Act and approval of the ...

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Healthy Louisiana Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder Demonstration
April 20, 2018

Florida's demonstration moved beneficiaries from fee-for-service Medicaid into managed care plans.

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Maryland HealthChoice Demonstration
April 20, 2018

Maryland's HealthChoice demonstration provides health care services for most Medicaid beneficiaries, including children up to age 21, through a ...

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New Hampshire Building Capacity for Transformation
April 20, 2018

New Hampshire proposes to establish six Designated State Health Programs to support the state's broader Medicaid Care Management program and ...

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Iowa Wellness Plan
April 20, 2018

Iowa's waiver seeks to influence enrollee decisions related to healthy behaviors through the assessment and potential waiver of monthly premiums.

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Wisconsin BadgerCare Reform
April 20, 2018

Wisconsin's demonstration provides health care coverage through BadgerCare Plus to all childless adults between ages 19 and 64 and who have incomes ...

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New Hampshire Health Protection Program Premium Assistance Waiver
April 20, 2018

New Hampshire's demonstration implements a premium assistance program for adults between the ages 19 to 65 with incomes up to 133 percent of the ...

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West Virginia Creating a Continuum of Care for Medicaid Enrollees with Substance Use Disorders
April 20, 2018

West Virginia's demonstration focuses on expanding access to substance use disorder services for the state's entire Medicaid population.

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Healthy Indiana Plan
April 20, 2018

The Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) expands the current HIP demonstration to extend Medicaid coverage to all non-disabled adults ages 19-64 with income at ...

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Pennsylvania Medicaid Coverage for Former Foster Care Youth from a Different State
April 20, 2018

Pennsylvania's demonstration expands Medicaid coverage to young adults under age 26 who were in foster care in another state.

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New Jersey FamilyCare Comprehensive Demonstration
April 20, 2018

New Jersey's demonstration, formerly known as the New Jersey Comprehensive Waiver, will continue to improve and increase options for individuals who ...

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Delaware Diamond State Health Plan Waiver
April 20, 2018

The Delaware demonstration, initially approved in 1995, mandatorily enrolls most Medicaid recipients into Medicaid managed care.

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KY HEALTH Section 1115 State Waiver
April 20, 2018

Kentucky's waiver have two initiatives within the state's Medicaid program.

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Comparison of Recent 340B Program Legislative Proposals
April 13, 2018

A comparison of the recent legislative proposals relating to the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

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MACPAC Reports to Congress
April 9, 2018

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) releases reports to Congress in March and June each year on different aspects of ...

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Medicaid Access Regulation – 2018
April 6, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to modify requirements to ensure Medicaid payment rates.

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White House FY 2019 Budget Request Highlights
February 15, 2018

CHA has summarized important sections of the president's FY 2019 budget for children's hospitals, including proposals for Medicaid and CHGME.

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Summary of H.R. 4710, the 340B PAUSE Act
February 1, 2018

A summary of H.R. 4710, the 340B PAUSE Act, which proposes a two-year moratorium on new DSH hospitals and new DSH hospital child sites.

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Administrative Actions Chart
February 1, 2018

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

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Summary of S.2312, the HELP Act
January 25, 2018

S.2312, the HELP Act, proposed a two-year moratorium on new 340B DSH child sites.

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2017 State Child Health Policy Trends
January 19, 2018

CHA's Policy Analysis team reached out to government relations professionals to inform our understanding of the state policy issues impacting ...

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Calendar Year 2018 Updates to MACRA Quality Payment Program Rule
December 21, 2017

CMS released a Medicare proposed rule that updates the Quality Payment Program (previously referred to as MACRA) for Year 2.

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New York Medicaid Redesign Team Waiver
December 19, 2017

New York's demonstration aims to lower Medicaid costs and improve patient care through better care coordination and management among different types ...

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Comments on Joint Commission Suicide Prevention Draft Guidelines
December 15, 2017

This CHA comment letter provides the Joint Commission with feedback from several children’s hospitals on its draft suicide prevention guidelines.

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2018 Medicare OPPS and PFS Rules
December 1, 2017

The proposed Medicare rules would impact the outpatient prospective payment system and the physician fee schedule for the program in 2018.