Standards or Guidelines

Resources

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Campaign Activities and the Law
February 7, 2020

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

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Guidelines for Political Candidates to Visit Children's Hospitals
February 7, 2020

This memo describes the permissible activities regarding visits to children's hospitals by political candidates and current officeholders.

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Guidelines for Permissible Nonpartisan Candidate and Voter Education
February 7, 2020

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

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Guidance on Non-Connected Political Action Committees
February 7, 2020

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

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Guidance for Hospital Officials and Trustees in Connection with Election Activities
February 7, 2020

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

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Tips for Complying with the AHA 340B Stewardship Principles - Children’s Hospital Perspective
February 1, 2019

The American Hospital Association (AHA) launched principles for ensuring good stewardship of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

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Pediatric Value-Based Contracting Playbook
January 9, 2019

This playbook will assist children’s hospitals in making strategic decisions about pursuing value-based agreements and suggests considerations in establishing these arrangements.

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Pediatric Value-Based Contracting Playbook Play 3
January 4, 2019

This playbook will assist children’s hospitals in making strategic decisions about pursuing value-based agreements and suggests considerations in establishing these arrangements.

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Pediatric Value-Based Contracting Playbook Play 1
January 4, 2019

This playbook will assist children’s hospitals in making strategic decisions about pursuing value-based agreements and suggests considerations in establishing these arrangements.

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Pediatric Value-Based Contracting Playbook Play 2
January 4, 2019

This playbook will assist children’s hospitals in making strategic decisions about pursuing value-based agreements and suggests considerations in establishing these arrangements.

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Rules on Lobbying Activities for Non-profit Entities
April 6, 2018

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

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Rules on Interaction With Administration Officials Concerning Health Care Implementation
April 6, 2018

This memo summarizes the legal restrictions that will apply when Children’s Hospital Association member hospitals interact with employees of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its various divisions with regard to implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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LD-203 Disclosure of Events to Honor Covered Officials
April 6, 2018

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

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Guidance on LDA Reporting
April 6, 2018

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

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Disclosure of Federal Lobbying Activities
April 6, 2018

This memo outlines federal lobbying reporting requirements.

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Congressional Gift Rules
April 6, 2018

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

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The Legislative Process
November 9, 2015

Use this chart to help you understand the legislative process.