Talking Points

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Talking Points
Protect Kids: Reject the BCRA
July 7, 2017

CHA encourages the Senate to reject the BCRA, which does not protect children’s Medicaid coverage and benefits.

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Support the ACE Kids Act (S. 428)
July 7, 2017

Encourage your members of Congress to support the ACE Kids Act of 2017, S. 428.

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Key Provisions of the Affordable Care Act for Children
January 10, 2017

The ACA includes important provisions to make children's health care more age-appropriate, affordable, accessible and timely.It is important that ...

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Medicaid and CHIP: Essential Investments in Children
January 10, 2017

As Congress considers Medicaid and CHIP proposals, it is imperative that coverage and access for children are not jeopardized.

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Medicaid is Vital to Children's Health
December 1, 2016

As Congress considers Medicaid proposals, it is imperative that any reforms protect a sustainable, viable Medicaid program for children.

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Advocacy Tips for State Selection of New Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plans
September 17, 2015

Children’s hospitals should monitor their state’s consideration of a new base-benchmark plan to ensure it meets children’s health needs.

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Federal Support for the Training of Pediatric Providers Falls Short
June 3, 2015

These points highlight the significant discrepancy between the level of federal support for training in children’s teaching hospitals, compared to ...

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Extend Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
March 13, 2015

Congress must enact an extension of CHIP which preserves successful underlying policies that have advanced child health coverage and access to care ...

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Provider Networks Must Ensure Access to Pediatric Specialty Providers
September 15, 2014

Hospitals may use these points to emphasize how narrow and limited provider networks threaten children's access to care.

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Maintain Payment Equity For Medicaid Primary Care Services
June 1, 2014

These points urge Congress to maintain payment equity for primary care services to improve access to care for children and others enrolled in the ...

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Pass S. 1557 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013
January 1, 2014

The Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program has increased the number of pediatric providers and eased critical shortages in ...