Letters or Testimonies

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CHA Comments on Electronic Health Records Reporting Requirements
October 18, 2018

CHA submitted a letter to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology in response to a Request for Information ...

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Hospital Associations' Joint Letter to HHS on Interoperability Conditions of Participation
October 18, 2018

CHA and six allied hospital associations sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar expressing strong concerns with the ...

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Summary on Public Charge Proposed Rule
October 11, 2018

The proposed rule would be problematic for children since it does not recognize the importance of Medicaid and CHIP in the coverage landscape for ...

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CHA sends letter to H.R. 6 conferees highlighting pediatric provisions
September 20, 2018

CHA sent a letter to the conferees this week regarding an amended version of H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.

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Accelerating Kids Access to Care Act CHA Support Letter
September 19, 2018

CHA sent a letter of support for the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act (S. 2415/H.R. 6524), which will create a national Medicaid enrollment ...

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Physician Self-referral Law or "Stark Law"
August 30, 2018

CHA seeks input from member hospitals on draft comment letter in response to Stark Law RFI.

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2019 Exchange/Commercial Plan Guidance
July 11, 2018

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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CHA Endorses Pro-340B Legislation
June 19, 2018

CHA issued a letter of support for H.R. 6071, the SERV Communities Act.

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CHA Requests Inclusion of Pediatric Measures within PAHPA
June 7, 2018

CHA joined allied organizations in sending a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health leadership requesting additional ...

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CHA Comments on Proposed Delay to 340B Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil Monetary Penalties Regulation
May 23, 2018

CHA joined the 340B Coalition and allied hospital groups and submitted joint comments in response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ ...

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CHIP Rescissions Group Letter
May 11, 2018

CHA and over 500 other organizations signed a letter to Congress opposing the proposed CHIP rescissions.

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CHA thanks Senate HELP leadership for pediatric measures in opioid package
May 10, 2018

This week CHA sent a letter thanking leaders of the Senate H.E.L.P committee for the inclusion of pediatric measures within S.2680.

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Allied Children’s Groups Comment on Short-term, Limited Duration Insurance Proposed Rule
April 26, 2018

In a letter spearheaded by CHA, nine allied children’s organizations expressed strong concerns with the implications of the Departments of Treasury, ...

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CHA and Allied Groups Request FY 2019 Funding for Pediatric Mental Health Grants
April 26, 2018

On April 25, CHA joined allied pediatric and mental providers in requesting FY 2019 funding for the pediatric mental health care access grants that ...

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CHA Recommendations for Pediatric HIT Certification Standards
April 12, 2018

On April 11, CHA sent a letter to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) with recommendations for its ...

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Letter on Child Safety
March 16, 2018

Hospitals send letter on child safety, focusing on the need to work towards bipartisan solutions to create safer communities.

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Allied Children's Groups Comment on Association Health Plan Proposed Rule
March 9, 2018

Eight allied children's organizations expressed strong concerns to the Department of Labor about its proposed rule on Association Health Plans for ...

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Comment Letter on the 340B PAUSE ACT Submitted
February 21, 2018

On Feb. 16, CHA sent a letter to Reps. Larry Buschon, R-Ind., and Scott Peters, D-Calif., expressing concerns with H.R. 4710, the 340B Protecting ...

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CHA Welcomes Four-year CHIP Extension in Senate's Continuing Resolution
February 8, 2018

Children's hospitals thank Senate leadership for including a four-year extension of CHIP in the Senate's continuing resolution.

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CHA Letter to FDA on PREA Orphan Drug Loophole Guidance
January 25, 2018

CHA and allies applaud the FDA's recent draft guidance on the Clarification of Orphan Designation of Drugs and Biologics for Pediatric Subpopulations ...

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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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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.