Children’s hospitals may access resources like toolkits, talking points, legislative materials and more to build and strengthen their issue advocacy capacity.
Everything You Need to Know About the ACE Kids Act
The ACE Kids Act was signed into law as part of a package of Medicaid bills, the Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 (H.R. 1839).
Bipartisan Legislation Would Invest in Children’s Mental Health Care and Workforce
The Helping Kids Cope Act would invest in critical areas of youth mental health infrastructure.
CHA Submits HELP Subcommittee Mental Health Hearing Statement for the Record
CHA has submitted a statement for a Senate HELP Committee on improving community-based access to care and prevention for mental health and substance use disorders.
CHA Submits Drug Shortages Hearing Statement for the Record
CHA submitted a statement for a House Energy and Commerce hearing to highlight how children’s needs must be prioritized when strengthening the pediatric drug supply chain.
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.
CHA Response to HELP Committee Workforce Shortages RFI
CHA submitted a response to a Senate HELP committee RFI to highlight the unique nature of pediatric workforce shortages and need for pediatric-focused solutions.
The Facts About COVID-19 and Children
Read the latest data on kids' COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and vaccination numbers.
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.
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.
COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Timeline
This chart contains updated information on the various COVID-19 emergency declarations, including timelines, processes for renewal and current expiration dates.