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Talking Points
Support the Pediatric Access to Critical Health Care (PATCH) Act
September 21, 2021

The PATCH Act will support national investments in strengthening pediatric preparedness, including increasing critical care capacity, strengthening the pediatric workforce, and supporting telehealth technology and cybersecurity.

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Co-sponsor the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act
May 21, 2021

Ask your lawmakers to co-sponsor S. 1544/H.R. 3089, the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act of 2021.

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The 340B Program Helps Children's Hospitals Provide Essential Services to Kids
May 1, 2021

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

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CHGME is Vital to Kids' Health
August 8, 2019

Increased federal support for the CHGME program will help address workforce shortages that exist in pediatric specialties.

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CHIP: A Bipartisan Success Story
January 16, 2019

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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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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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, D-Colo.

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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 children do not lose the protections and gains created by these provisions.

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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.