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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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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Administrative Actions Chart
October 26, 2017

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

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Medicare IPPS Rule Summary and Comment Letter
October 23, 2017

New proposed rule in the Federal Register updates payment and policies related to the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long ...

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Summary of Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act of 2017
October 20, 2017

Summary of the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act of 2017 by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wa.

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CHA Summary of Revised Graham-Cassidy Repeal and Replace Bill
September 26, 2017

A high level summary of Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill and key provisions impacting children.

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2018 Medicare OPPS and PFS Proposed Rules
September 12, 2017

CHA developed a summary of the two proposed Medicare rules that would impact the outpatient prospective payment system and the physician fee schedule ...

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Calendar Year 2018 Updates to MACRA Quality Payment Program Rule
August 29, 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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From Pilot to Practice: Implementing and Disseminating Innovation in Population Health
August 2, 2017

Drs. Fleisher and Fiks share tools and techniques to help institutionalize new population health innovations across an organization or community.

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BCRA/AHCA Comparison with Current Law
July 7, 2017

CHA has developed a chart comparing the House and Senate ACA repeal legislation with current law.

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Vermont Global Commitment to Health Waiver
June 30, 2017

Through a demonstration extension, Vermont will establish a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (ACO) payment and delivery model.

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Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program
June 30, 2017

Texas' demonstration aims to expand the existing Medicaid managed care programs statewide and to establish two funding pools that will assist ...

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California Medi-Cal 2020 (formerly "Bridge to Reform")
June 30, 2017

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

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Flint Michigan Section 1115 Demonstration
June 30, 2017

Michigan modified current Medicaid eligibility requirements to provide coverage to individuals who have been served by the Flint water system.

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Kansas' KanCare Waiver
June 30, 2017

The waiver essentially expands managed care to most Medicaid state plan populations with physical, behavioral health care needs, as well as those ...

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What Matters to Me
June 28, 2017

Patient families are strongly encouraged to participate in our national social media campaign, What Matters to Me.

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Key Provisions in the BCRA that Impact Children's Coverage
June 28, 2017

This CHA factsheet provides a brief overview of the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) provisions with implications for children’s ...

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MACPAC 2017 Reports to Congress
June 28, 2017

CHA developed a summary of MACPAC’s 2017 Report to Congress, which addresses issues such as the future of CHIP and disproportionate share hospital ...

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Better Care Reconciliation Act Bill Summary
June 23, 2017

CHA developed a summary of the relevant provisions in the discussion draft related to children’s health for the The Better Care Reconciliation Act of ...

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Overall Health Means Integrating Mental Health and Behavioral Health
June 21, 2017

Dr. Rahil D. Briggs PsyD shares her experiences in developing one of the most comprehensive integrated pediatric behavioral health systems in the ...

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Summary of Request for Information on Regulatory Relief/Consumer Choice
June 16, 2017

CMS seeks input on ways to create a more patient-centered health care system and stabilize health insurance markets.

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American Health Care Act: Provisions Impacting Children
June 1, 2017

The American Health Care Act would convert Medicaid to a per capita cap system in 2020, limiting future federal funding to the states and risking ...