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Prioritize Kids' Health: Pass the ACE Kids Act (S. 428/H.R. 3325)
August 20, 2018

Encourage your members of Congress to support the ACE Kids Act of 2017 (S. 428/H.R. 3325).

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Prioritize Kids' Health: Safeguard Medicaid
June 15, 2018

Congress must safeguard Medicaid for the children who depend on it to lead healthy, productive lives.

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Co-sponsor the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act (S. 2415)
June 15, 2018

Senators are encouraged to co-sponsor S. 2415, The Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act.

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Prioritize Kids' Health: Reauthorize CHGME (S. 2597/H.R. 5385)
June 15, 2018

Children's hospitals urge members of Congress to co-sponsor S. 2597 and H.R. 5385, The Children's Hospitals GME Reauthorization Support Act of 2018.

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How 340B Helps Hospitals
June 15, 2018

The federal 340B program supports children's hospitals in their mission to serve low-income, uninsured and under-insured patients.

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Support CHGME: Co-sponsor S. 2597
June 1, 2018

Children's hospitals urge House members to co-sponsor S. 2597, The Children's Hospitals GME Reauthorization Support Act of 2018.

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Summary of Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act (S. 2415)
April 20, 2018

Summary of the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act (S. 2415) legislation, sponsored by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R- Iowa, and Sen. Michael Bennet, ...

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Support FY 2019 Funding for CHGME
April 9, 2018

Children's hospitals urge Congress to provide $330 million in FY 2019 funding for the CHGME program.

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Support CHGME: Co-sponsor H.R. 5385
April 9, 2018

Children's hospitals urge House members to co-sponsor H.R. 5385, The Children's Hospitals GME Reauthorization Support Act of 2018.

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CHIP: A Bipartisan Success Story
February 9, 2018

Children's hospitals applaud Congress for passing a 10-year CHIP extension, providing stability for millions of children who rely on CHIP.

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Delay the Medicaid DSH Cuts
January 5, 2018

Children's hospitals ask Congress to delay the Medicaid DSH cuts that became effective Oct. 1, 2017.

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Medicaid and CHIP: Essential Investments in Children
August 31, 2017

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

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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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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 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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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 ...