Pediatric Health Care Capacity

Pediatric Health Care Capacity

Children’s Hospitals End of Year Priorities

Our letter to congressional leaders outlines the end of year priorities critical for children’s health care across the nation.

Dec. 02, 2022

Support the Pediatric Access to Critical Health Care (PATCH) Act

The PATCH Act will support national investments in strengthening pediatric preparedness.

Pediatric Health Care Organizations Call for Response on RSV and Flu Surge

Pediatricians’ offices and hospitals are experiencing higher volumes of patients and many are at or beyond capacity.

Nov. 15, 2022

4 Trends in Pediatric Hospital Utilization

A comparison of hospital utilization trends in acute care, surgery and emergency departments pre- and mid-pandemic.

Oct. 19, 2022

Take Action to Boost the Pediatric Behavioral Health Workforce Now

America must invest in a specialized, pediatric behavioral health workforce now to ensure that children can receive the care they need.

July 07, 2022

Investing in Kids’ Mental Health Now Act Introduced in the Senate

This bipartisan bill would provide much-needed Medicaid investment for mental health services for children and the behavioral health workforce that cares for them.

Aug. 05, 2022

Legislation Would Invest in Kids' Mental Health

The bipartisan Health Care Capacity for Pediatric Mental Health Act supports pediatric behavioral health care integration and coordination, workforce training, and increases investments in infrastructure.

June 23, 2022

Patients and Families Advocate for Improved Care

Participants from over 30 children’s hospitals met with legislators to champion topics related to Medicaid, mental health and more.

June 21, 2022

Letter to FDA on Critical Shortages Affecting Pediatric Care

CHA sent a letter to the FDA asking the agency to address two critical shortages affecting children and families.

May 11, 2022

Strengthen Kids' Mental Health Now Bill Would Invest in Mental Health

H.R. 7236 is a bipartisan bill that would provide much-needed investment in the nation’s mental health infrastructure for children.

April 08, 2022

Strengthen Kids' Mental Health Now Toolkit

Use this toolkit to host events to discuss the Strengthen Kids' Mental Health Now Act with members of Congress.

April 05, 2022
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