Letters or Testimonies

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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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CHA, Allied Children's Groups Comments on Annual Private Insurance Rate
March 4, 2020

Six national children's organizations joined with CHA to submit comments on the 2021 proposed NBPP.

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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.

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CHA Joins Medicaid Groups in Expressing Concerns with the Medicaid “Fiscal Cliff” on U.S. Territories
June 21, 2019

This week, CHA joined allied Medicaid groups in raising concerns around the impact of the Medicaid fiscal cliff on beneficiaries and providers in the U.S. territories.

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CHA Comments on Inflation Index Changes and Impact on Poverty Thresholds
June 21, 2019

CHA submitted comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on possible changes to the inflation index used to annually update the federal poverty threshold.

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CHA Issues Statement for the Record on the Lower Health Care Costs Act
June 18, 2019

On June 17, CHA submitted a statement for the record in advance of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing on the Lower Health Care Costs Act.

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House Subcommittee Discusses Medicaid DSH Cuts
June 7, 2019

On June 4, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing examining cuts to Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments scheduled to take effect Oct. 1

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Child Health Groups Endorse the School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2019
May 17, 2019

This week, CHA—in collaboration with child health and school-based organizations—sent a letter to House and Senate leadership endorsing H.R. 2075/ S. 1013, the School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2019.

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CHA Comments on Interstate Health Insurance Sales
May 9, 2019

CHA submitted joint comments on behalf of allied children's groups and joined with the Habilitation Coalition in response to an RFI requesting recommendations on eliminating barriers to selling insurance across state lines.

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CHA and Allied Groups Request FY 2020 Funding for Pediatric Mental Health Grants
April 11, 2019

CHA joins allied groups in requested FY 2020 funding for the pediatric mental health care access grants.

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CHA Endorses Bills to Improve Competition in Generic Drug Market
April 11, 2019

CHA signs letter endorsing bills to increase competition in the generic drug market.