Standards or Guidelines

Resources

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The Legislative Process
November 9, 2015

Use this chart to help you understand the legislative process.

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Election Year Activities and the Law
January 16, 2015

This memo answers questions hospital staff may have regarding activities during an election year.

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Guidelines for Elected Officials' Visits to Children's Hospitals
January 16, 2015

This memo describes the permissible activities regarding visits to children’s hospitals by elected officials.

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Rules on Lobbying Activities for Non-profit Entities
January 16, 2015

This memo summarizes legal restrictions on the lobbying activities of non-profit organizations (as described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal ...

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Rules on Interaction With Administration Officials Concerning Health Care Implementation
January 16, 2015

This memo summarizes the legal restrictions that will apply when Children’s Hospital Association member hospitals interact with employees of the ...

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Disclosure of Federal Lobbying Activities
January 16, 2015

This memo outlines federal lobbying reporting requirements.

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Congressional Gift Rules
January 16, 2015

This memo provides guidance on the gift rules and lists the exceptions for lobbyists and organizations that hire lobbyists.

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Rules on Personal and Hospital Political Activity
January 16, 2015

Guidelines for how a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and individuals employed by these organizations may engage in political activities.

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Guidelines for Permissible Non-partisan Candidate and Voter Education Activities
January 16, 2015

Guidelines for hosting non-partisan candidate and voter education activities by 501(c)(3) organizations.

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Guidance on LDA Reporting
January 16, 2015

This memo outlines key elements of the revised guidance member hospitals should review before filing their LD-2 Lobbying Activity Reports and LD-203 ...

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Legal Guidance for CEOs in an Election Year
January 16, 2015

These guidelines are designed to assist children’s hospital CEOs navigate the regulations governing permissible election year activities.

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LD-203 Disclosure of Events to Honor Covered Officials
January 16, 2015

This memo outlines disclosure rules for events that honor or recognize covered legislative or executive branch officials.

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Guidance on Non-connected Political Committees
January 16, 2015

This memo outlines the guidelines on the financial and operating independence rules that govern independent political action committees.

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Checklist for Hospital Discharge Recommendations for Safe Transportation of Children
September 9, 2014

The Association developed this checklist to serve as a tool for policy development within hospitals.

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Hospital Discharge Recommendations for Safe Transportation of Children
March 25, 2014

Best practice recommendations for hospital discharge developed by an expert working group convened by NHTSA.

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Expert Guidelines: Role of Psychologists in Assessment and Treatment of Obese Youth
April 1, 2012

These guidelines aim to assist psychologists working with obese youth in a multidisciplinary setting.