Letters or Testimonies

Resources

Letter or Testimony
Children’s Hospitals Weigh In on CHGME Quality Bonus System Proposal
August 20, 2020

We submitted updated comments to GWMI's revised CHGME QBS proposal.

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CHA Joins Letter Supporting National Suicide Hotline Designation Act
August 6, 2020

CHA joins a letter encouraging the advancement of the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act.

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CHA Signs on to Letter to Hill Seeking COBRA Support in COVID-19 Relief Legislation
August 6, 2020

We joined a letter urging Congress to include additional COBRA funding support in the next COVID-19 relief package.

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CHA, Hospital Group Letter to Congress Reiterating Position on Surprise Billing
July 30, 2020

We sent a letter to congressional leadership reiterating support for protecting patients from surprise bills.

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CHA Joins Provider Groups in Calling for GME Expansion
July 14, 2020

We joined allied health care groups in sending a letter to congressional leaders urging the inclusion of the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act in upcoming COVID-19 legislation.

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Recommendation on National Approach to Identifying ACE Kids Eligible Children
July 7, 2020

We have been working to inform CMS guidance on implementation of the ACE Kids Act.

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Federal Lawmakers Advocate for Children's Hospitals' COVID-19 Needs
July 2, 2020

Lawmakers sent letters to congressional leadership and HHS asking that additional funding and resources be allotted to children's hospitals during COVID-19.

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FY 2021 CHGME Testimony for Senate Labor HHS Appropriations Subcommittee
May 27, 2020

We submitted testimony in support of $465 million for CHGME funding in FY 2021.

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CHA Joins Allied Groups in Letter to FDA Encouraging Transparency in Review of Premarket Tobacco and E-cigarette Product Applications
April 30, 2020

We joined allied groups in a letter to the FDA encouraging transparency in the review of premarket tobacco and e-cigarette product applications.

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Allied 340B Groups Urge Senate Finance Leaders to Protect 340B
April 14, 2020

The 340B Coalition sent a letter to Senate Finance leadership asking them to prevent any changes to the 340B Drug Discount Program.

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CHA Sends Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Solutions to Improve Maternal Health
April 3, 2020

We submitted a letter in response to the Senate Finance Committee's RFI on maternal mortality and morbidity.

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CMS RFI on Coordinating Care from Out-of-State Providers for Children with Medically Complex Conditions
March 25, 2020

We submitted a response to the RFI on coordinating care from out-of-state providers for children with medically complex conditions.

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CHA Submits Comments to OMB on Proposed 340B Hospital Survey
March 11, 2020

We submitted a comment letter on CMS' proposed hospital survey on 340B drug acquisition costs.

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CHA Endorses Kids' Access to Primary Care Act of 2020
March 11, 2020

We joined allied kids groups in endorsing the Kids' Access to Primary Care Act of 2020.

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Support Funding for the Pediatric Disaster Care Pilot Program
March 9, 2020

CHA and the AAP are circulating a letter requesting funding for the Pediatric Disaster Care Pilot Program.

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Allied Behavioral Health Groups Voice Support for National Suicide Hotline Implementation
February 18, 2020

CHA and allied behavioral health organizations sent a letter to the FCC supporting a proposed rule implementing the national suicide hotline.

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CHA Comments on Insurer Cost and Price Transparency Proposed Rule
January 29, 2020

CHA submitted comments on a proposed rule that imposes new cost and price transparency requirements on commercial insurers.

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CHA Comments on Proposed Changes to TRICARE Reimbursement Methodology for Children's Hospitals
January 29, 2020

CHA submitted a comment letter to the DoD on proposed changes to the TRICARE reimbursement methodology.

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CHA Supports The Social Determinants Accelerator Act
January 10, 2020

CHA joined a group letter to the House E&C Committee encouraging movement on the Social Determinants Accelerator Act.

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Letter of Support for Bipartisan Action on Medicaid DSH
December 16, 2019

CHA sent a letter to House and Senate leaders asking them to eliminate cuts to DSH in 2020 and 2021.

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CHA endorses MEDS Act
November 6, 2019

CHA joined over 50 allied health partners in supporting S. 2723, the MEDS Act.

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CHA Endorses House Bill to Boost Support for Pediatric Researchers
October 24, 2019

CHA endorses bill to increase support for pediatric researchers.

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CHA Supports Pediatric Subspecialty Loan Repayment Program
July 18, 2019

CHA voices support for the EMPOWER for Health Act of 2019 (H.R. 2781).

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Children’s Groups Joint Comments to HUD on Health Impact of Proposed Subsidy Eligibility Changes
July 12, 2019

On July 9, nine children’s health groups, including CHA, submitted joint comments to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that urged the agency to withdraw a proposed rule to restrict mixed-status immigrant families’ eligibility to housing subsidies.

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CHA Comment Letter on CMS Co-location Guidance
July 5, 2019

CHA submitted comments to CMS on draft Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) interpretive guidance recently released in a State Survey Agency Directors memorandum.