Medicaid and CHIP

Medicaid and CHIP

Medicaid covers kids in every state, from every background and provides affordable coverage to lower-income families and children with special health care needs.

Kids Rely on Medicaid

Medicaid helps our kids lead better lives, and it’s a smart investment in the nation's future.

Medicaid Access and Managed Care Final Rule Summaries

CHA has created summaries for both final rules outlining the provisions most relevant to children’s health and hospitals.

June 14, 2024

Co-sponsor the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act

Ask your lawmakers to co-sponsor the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act (S. 2372/H.R. 4758) and improve children's timely access to essential health care.

May 29, 2024

CHA Submits Letter of Support for Energy and Commerce Markup on Accelerating Kids' Access to Care

CHA sent a letter to Energy and Commerce leaders supporting pediatric-focused legislation included in a recent markup.

May 17, 2024

2024 Policy Priorities for the 118th Congress

Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) advances child health through innovation in the quality, cost, and delivery of care in children’s hospitals and health systems.

April 04, 2024

CHA, AAP Submit Letter to HHS on Change Healthcare

CHA and AAP have submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the impact of the Change Healthcare disruption on pediatric providers.

March 22, 2024

Medicaid Unwinding Resources

The following resources provide information on the Medicaid unwinding processes that states are undergoing as a result of the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Feb. 02, 2024

Medicaid: A Vital Resource for Nearly 3 Million Military-Connected Children

Military-connected families and their children face stressors which impact their overall health and well-being, as well as their access to care.

Nov. 28, 2023

CHA Submits Comments to CMS on Disproportionate Share Hospital Third-Party Payer Proposed Rule

CHA submitted a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Third-Party Payer proposed rule.

Oct. 16, 2023

Children's Hospitals' 2023 Fall Legislative Priorities

A letter to congressional leaders outlines the fall priorities critical for children’s health care across the nation.

Sep. 07, 2023
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For the Record

View CHA communications to federal policymakers such as statements for the record, RFI responses, regulatory comment letters and more.