Advocacy Tools

Advocacy Tools

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).

Jan. 26, 2023

CHA Submits Response to Sen. Cassidy RFI on Diagnostic Test

Children’s Hospital Association submitted a response to Senate HELP Committee Ranking Member Sen. Cassidy's request for information on diagnostic testing tools.

April 11, 2024

CHA Responds to 340B Draft Bill and Request for Information

The 340B program supports children’s hospitals in their mission to serve low-income and underinsured children regardless of their insurance status.

April 04, 2024

CHA Submits Energy and Commerce Committee Statement for the Record on Laboratory Developed Tests

Children's Hospital Assocation submitted a statement for a legislative hearing to highlight the unique role LDTs play in pediatric health care.

March 29, 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

Everything You Need to Know About CHGME

An overview of the Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program, which is devoted to training pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

Feb. 22, 2024

CHA Submits Statement for the Record for Patients and Caregivers Hearing

Children's Hospital Association submitted a statement for a legislative hearing to highlight children’s needs when strengthening the pediatric drug supply chain.

Feb. 22, 2024

CHA Response to Drug Shortages White Paper

CHA submitted comments on a drug shortages white paper to highlight pediatric health care needs.

Feb. 20, 2024

Complex Chronic Conditions Version 3.0

The Complex Chronic Conditions (CCC) are groupings of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes that were developed in 2000 to help identify patients with specific medical conditions.

Feb. 07, 2024

CHA Response to Cell and Gene Therapy RFI

Cell and gene therapies have the potential to address unmet pediatric medical needs, reduce the need for costly chronic care, and help address health disparities.

Feb. 05, 2024