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.

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CHA Summary of Report to President on Policy Changes to Promote Health Care Competition
December 11, 2018

Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury and Labor released a report to the president, which makes a series of recommendations for federal ...

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CY 2019 Medicare OPPS Final Rule Summary
November 30, 2018

CHA has prepared a summary of the CY 2019 Medicare OPPS Final Rule.

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Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Rule Summary
November 30, 2018

CMS released a proposed rule that makes changes to the 2016 Medicaid managed care final rule.

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Conditions of Participation Burden Reduction Rule
November 26, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule intended to make changes to requirements hospitals must meet in order ...

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International Pricing Index Model for Medicare Part B Drugs
November 14, 2018

CMS released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking with comment that describes a new model for reimbursing select Medicare Part B drugs.

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New Hampshire SUD Treatment and Recovery Access
November 5, 2018

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President Signs Opioid Package
October 22, 2018

The President signed into law H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.

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Hawaii QUEST Integration Waiver
October 15, 2018

Hawaii's demonstration, originally approved in 1994, provides coverage for medical, dental and behavioral health services through Medicaid managed ...

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ACE Kids Act: Provision Changes to Date
October 11, 2018

The ACE Kids Act of 2017 would improve the delivery of care for children with medical complexity in Medicaid.

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Key Section 1115 Medicaid Waivers
October 8, 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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Minnesota Reform 2020 Waiver
October 8, 2018

Minnesota's demonstration contains elements of two previous Section 1115 waivers and was created to allow people access to the home and ...

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Healthier Mississippi Waiver
October 8, 2018

Mississippi's demonstration extends Medicaid coverage to aged or disabled individuals with income at or below 135 percent of the federal poverty ...

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Oklahoma SoonerCare Waiver
October 3, 2018

Oklahoma's implements a managed care delivery system using a primary care case management model and expands coverage for certain adult populations.

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ACE Kids Act of 2017 - Senate and House High-level Summaries (S. 428/H.R. 3325)
September 19, 2018

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
September 19, 2018

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

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FY 2019 Medicare IPPS Rule Summary and Comment Letter
September 18, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its FY 2019 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term ...

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New Hampshire Health Protection Program Premium Assistance Waiver
September 17, 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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2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule
September 14, 2018

We have provided a summary that highlights parts of the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed rule with potential implications for children’s ...

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Alabama Section 1115 State Waiver
September 12, 2018

Alabama terminated its demonstration in July 2018 and will instead of build on current case management structure to improve health outcomes.

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Mental and Behavioral Health Legislative and Regulatory Tracker
September 10, 2018

Mental and Behavioral Health Tracker

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Delaware Diamond State Health Plan Waiver
September 4, 2018

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

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KY HEALTH
July 24, 2018

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

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Administration's Drug Price Blueprint and Request for Information
July 17, 2018

CHA prepared a high-level summary of the Blueprint to lower drug prices and reduce out-of-pocket costs. Member hospitals are encouraged to review it ...

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Rhode Island Comprehensive Demonstration
July 11, 2018

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

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Administrative Actions Chart
June 19, 2018

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