Private Coverage

Private Coverage

Many children in the U.S. have private insurance coverage through their parents’ employer-sponsored insurance or the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges.

CHA Comments on Mental Health Parity Proposed Rule

CHA submitted comments on the proposed rule and technical release that strengthen the implementation of the Mental Health Parity and Enforcement Act.

Oct. 19, 2023

Children's Groups' Joint Comments on Proposed Rule on Short Term Limited Duration Plans

Children's Hospital Association leads children’s groups' comments on the proposed rule to limit Short Term Limited Duration Insurance.

April 04, 2024

Summary of Proposed Rule on Short-Term Health Plans

The proposed rule limits the availability of Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance (STLDI) health plans and strengthens consumer information about them.

July 27, 2023

CMS Advancing Interoperability and Prior Authorization Comments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule aims to streamline prior authorization processes and modify related electronic data exchange requirements for plans and providers.

March 29, 2023

Essential Health Benefits RFI Response

CHA signed on to two letters responding to a recent Essential Health Benefit (EHB) Request for Information (RFI) from CMS seeking input on ways the administration could strengthen the EHBs.

Feb. 15, 2023

Prior Authorization and Interoperability Proposed Rule Summary

CHA created a summary on a proposed rule to improve the electronic exchange of health-related data and streamline prior authorization processes.

Feb. 15, 2023

Exchange Rules

Our summary of the 2024 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters proposed rule highlights the provisions with implications for children's health and health care.

Feb. 14, 2023

Surprise Billing Rules

The No Surprises Act is meant to protect patients from surprise bills and uses an arbitration approach, rather than a benchmark payment standard, to settle payment disputes between payers and providers in cases of out-of-network care.

Dec. 01, 2022

Proposed Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Rule

Section 1557 protects individuals from discrimination by health programs or activities, including those that are HHS-funded or administered, based on their race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

Oct. 07, 2022

Federal Hospital and Payer Price Disclosure Requirements

This fact sheet provides an overview of four regulatory and legislative vehicles regarding payer price disclosure requirements.

Aug. 25, 2022

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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.