Letters or Testimonies


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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 ...

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CHA Submits Joint Comments on the 340B Administrative Dispute Resolution Proposed Rule with the 340B Coalition
October 12, 2016

CHA, in coordination with the 340B Coalition, submitted comments to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on the proposed ...

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Habilitation Coalition Comments on Proposed Exchange Guidance
October 7, 2016

CHA joined with almost 50 disability and child advocacy organizations on a comment letter to CMS on the proposed 2018 Notice of Benefit and Payment ...

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CHA Comments on 2018 Exchange Guidance
October 6, 2016

The CHA comment letter addresses provisions in the proposed Notice that affect children’s access to care

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CHA Joins Allied Children’s Organizations in Highlighting the Importance of Pediatric Quality
October 6, 2016

A joint letter to House and Senate committee leadership calls for strengthening the Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP) and more federal ...

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Draft Comments on Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters
October 3, 2016

CHA has prepared a draft comment letter to CMS on the proposed Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters (Notice) for plan year 2018.

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Comment Letter to MACPAC on CHIP
September 30, 2016

CHA submitted comments in response to MACPAC’s discussion of CHIP and potential children's coverage recommendations

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Association Shares Letter on GME Policy with HHS Advisory Group
September 23, 2016

The Association responds to the Council on Graduate Medical Education’s request for feedback on creating a national strategic plan.

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Medicaid DSH Treatment of Third Party Payers Comment Letter
September 16, 2016

CHA submitted comments to the proposed rule that would modify how the Medicaid DSH program treats third party payers in calculating uncompensated ...

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Medicaid DSH Treatment of Third Party Payers Template Comments
September 2, 2016

CHA developed a template letter and draft comments to the proposed rule that would modify how the Medicaid DSH program treats third party payers in ...

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Psychiatric Access Hotline Bill Introduced in the House
June 15, 2016

CHA, along with allied kid groups, endorses H.R. 5462.

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ACE Kids Act - Letters of Support
June 8, 2016

Multiple organizations have sent letters in support of the ACE Kids Act.

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340B Coalition Submits Comments on 340B Drug Pricing Program
May 25, 2016

The 340B Coalition submitted supplemental comments on the proposed rule addressing the ceiling price and manufacturer civil monetary penalties.

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Zika Emergency Supplemental Funding Letter to Senators
May 18, 2016

CHA and 52 allied organizations sent a letter to U.S. Senators in support of emergency, non-offset, supplemental funding related to the Zika virus on ...

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Medicaid Task Force Coalition Thank You Letter
May 13, 2016

CHA and allied organizations sent a letter to House E&C Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), thanking him for the invitation to meet with the majority’s ...

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Senate Democrat Dear Colleague Letter on Pediatric Essential Health Benefits
May 6, 2016

Eleven Senate Democrats sent a letter to HHS Secretary Burwell regarding the tenth category of pediatric essential health benefits.