Letters or Testimonies


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CHGME Quality Bonus Program Comment Letter
December 15, 2017

Children's Hospital Association asks hospitals to adapt this response and send in comments to HRSA by COB Dec. 15, 2017.

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Joint Comment Letters on 2019 Draft Exchange/Commercial Plan Guidance
December 1, 2017

CHA spearheaded a joint comment letter from eight allied children’s groups on the 2019 Draft Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (NBPP) and also ...

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Template Comments on Benefits and Network Adequacy Changes in 2019 Proposed Exchange Rule
November 17, 2017

CHA has drafted a template letter for children’s hospitals that wish to submit comments on the proposed 2019 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters.

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CHA Comments on the Delayed 340B Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil Monetary Penalties Regulation
September 20, 2017

CHA comments on the delayed 340B ceiling price and manufacturer civil monetary penalties regulation from Oct. 1 to July 1, 2018.

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House Dear Colleague Letter on DSH Cuts
September 15, 2017

Reps. John Culberson, R-Texas, Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Stephen Palazzo, R-Miss., are currently circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter asking other ...

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Children's Hospitals Urge Senate Finance Committee to Act Quickly on CHIP
September 13, 2017

CHA entered a statement for the record urging quick congressional action on CHIP by enacting a strong, five-year extension of funding.

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Children's Groups Call for CHIP Funding Extension
August 4, 2017

A group of organizations that promote child and maternal health released a statement urging quick congressional action on a strong, five-year ...

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ACE Kids Act "Dear Colleague" Letter
July 28, 2017

House sponsors, Reps. Joe Barton (R-TX) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) circulated a “Dear Colleague” letter inviting House members to join them as ...

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CHA and Allied Kids Groups Support CHIP Mental Health Bill
July 27, 2017

CHA in conjunction with allied kids groups sent a letter to Rep. Kennedy in support of the bill, which ensures that kids in separate Children’s ...

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CHA Comments on RFI on Market Stabilization and Consumer Choice
July 13, 2017

CHA’s response to CMS focused on access to appropriate providers, affordable care for complex and chronic conditions, and the ability to make ...

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CHA Joins Oral Health Champions in Urging the Senate to Reject Harmful Medicaid Cuts
June 22, 2017

On June 9, CHA and over 40 oral health champions sent a letter to Capitol Hill highlighting the importance of access to oral health services.

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CHA and Allied Kids Groups Send "Jimmy Kimmel Test" Letter to Sen. Cassidy, R-La.
June 15, 2017

CHA and allied kids groups sent a letter to Sen. Cassidy, R-La., as a follow up to his recent Jimmy Kimmel Live interview.

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CHA Responds to Senate Finance Chair's Request for AHCA Feedback
May 25, 2017

CHA responded to Senator Orrin Hatch’s (R-UT) request for stakeholder feedback on the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

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Senators Show Support for FY' 18 CHGME Funding
May 25, 2017

Senators signed on to a bipartisan Dear Colleague letter urging the Senate Labor HHS Education Appropriations Subcommittee to provide strong, ...

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Allied Organizations Urge Congress to Include Pediatric Provisions within FDARA
May 5, 2017

CHA, in conjunction with allied provider and disease groups, sent a letter to House and Senate leadership within the Energy and Commerce Committee ...

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CHA Letter to Congressional Leaders on American Health Care Act
March 17, 2017

CHA sent a letter to congressional leaders highlighting concerns with the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and calling out specific ways the bill ...

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Comment Letters on Market Stabilization Proposed Rule
March 9, 2017

CHA submitted comments with allied organizations to CMS on the agency's proposed Market Stabilization rule.

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CHGME FY 2018 Member Resources for Hill Programmatic Funding Requests
February 24, 2017

The Association urges member hospitals to ask their lawmakers to submit programmatic funding requests to the House and Senate Labor-HHS Subcommittees ...

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Overview of Governors' Medicaid Recommendations to Congress
February 10, 2017

The table summarizes governors’ Medicaid recommendations to House and Senate leadership.

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Allied Kids Groups Urge Governors to Protect Child Health
January 18, 2017

On Jan. 18, a group of organizations that promote child and maternal health sent a letter to the nation’s governors highlighting the importance of ...

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Key Messages for Governors on Congressional ACA and Medicaid Letters
December 21, 2016

The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) urges hospitals to contact their governors and state officials in response to recent House and Senate ...

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Partnership for Medicaid Sends Congress Letter on ACA
December 16, 2016

CHA joined the Partnership for Medicaid, a coalition of national organizations representing safety-net clinicians, providers and health plans, in ...

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CHA Comments on 2018 Draft Letter to Exchange Plans
December 8, 2016

CHA 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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CHA Joins Advocates in Urging Congress to Act Soon on Important Health Care Extenders
November 3, 2016

CHA joined allied health organizations in sending a letter to Capitol Hill leaders urging Congress to act swiftly to extend funding for vital safety ...

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CHA Joins Other Advocates for Children in Urging Congress to Act Soon on CHIP
October 14, 2016

CHA joined allied children’s health groups in a letter urging Congress to extend funding for the CHIP program, which is currently set to expire in ...