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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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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Key Section 1115 Medicaid Waivers
December 15, 2017

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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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.

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Medicaid DSH Third Party Payment Policy
November 27, 2017

CHA developed a summary of the final rule.

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ACE Kids Act 2017 Side-by-Side of Key Provisions
November 17, 2017

The ACE Kids Act 2017 Side-by-Side compares provisions in the Senate (S. 428) House (H.R. 3325) bills.

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Summary of 2019 Proposed Benefit and Payment Notice
November 10, 2017

Summary of the proposed 2019 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters, highlighting provisions that have potential implications for children.

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Association Health Plans and Other Aspects of Executive Order on Health Care Choice
November 9, 2017

The president signed an Executive Order (EO) that could allow for the sale of private insurance plans that do not comply with ACA requirements.

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ACE Kids Act of 2017 - High-level Summary (S. 428/H.R. 3325)
November 3, 2017

CHA summarizes the major similarities and differences between the Senate and House versions of the ACE Kids Act of 2017.

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ACE Kids Act of 2017 - Section-by-Section Summaries of S. 428 and H.R. 3325
November 3, 2017

CHA provides an overview of the content within each section of S. 428 and H.R. 3325.

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Rhode Island Comprehensive Demonstration
November 1, 2017

Rhode Island's demonstration focuses on delivery system reform within the state's Medicaid program.

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Missouri Gateway to Better Health Waiver
November 1, 2017

Missouri's demonstration transitions the financial payment structure for five safety net hospitals in St. Louis with the intent of improving primary ...

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Nevada Comprehensive Care Waiver
November 1, 2017

Nevada's waiver extends care management services to Medicaid fee-for-service beneficiaries, including children, who have at least one qualifying ...

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Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
November 1, 2017

The state's Medicaid program, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), is operated through this waiver entirely as a managed care ...

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New Hampshire Building Capacity for Transformation
November 1, 2017

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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Wisconsin BadgerCare Reform
November 1, 2017

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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Florida Managed Medical Assistance Program
November 1, 2017

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

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New Hampshire Health Protection Program Premium Assistance Waiver
November 1, 2017

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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California Medi-Cal 2020 (formerly "Bridge to Reform")
November 1, 2017

California's waiver seeks to renew and build upon its original 2010 demonstration through four new initiatives.