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.
Health Care Coverage Sources for America's Children
Children receive health care coverage through an array of programs that protect our nation's kids, and investment in that system remains critical.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Federal Hospital and Payer Price Disclosure Requirements
This fact sheet provides an overview of four regulatory and legislative vehicles regarding payer price disclosure requirements.
Comments on Family Glitch Fix
We submitted comments in support of a proposed rule to fix the “family glitch."
Children’s Group Letter to FCC on Medicaid Outreach
National children’s organizations sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission regarding text messages to Medicaid enrollees.
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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.