COVID-19 and Kids
COVID-19 and the pandemic response have affected an entire generation of children—and recovery could take years.
Children are experiencing a significant and growing mental health crisis. Urgent support is needed to bolster capacity and infrastructure for pediatric mental health.
CHGME and Workforce
Providing the best possible care for children starts with access to the best children's doctors. The future of the pediatric workforce hinges on continuous and adequate funding.
Pediatric Health Care Capacity
Children’s hospitals are the nation’s health care safety net for all kids and provide nearly all specialized care for children.
Medicaid and CHIP
The single largest sources of health care coverage for kids in the U.S. play a critical role in helping children growing up healthy.
Almost half of children in the U.S. have private insurance coverage through their parents’ employer-sponsored insurance or the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges.
340B and Pharmaceutical Access
Access to life-saving specialized medicines is critical for children. Children's hospitals depend on the ability to obtain pharmaceuticals in various ways.
Children’s hospitals may access resources like toolkits, talking points, legislative materials and more to build and strengthen their issue advocacy capacity.