Children's Hospital Association

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.

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Champions for Children's Health

Children’s hospitals are essential providers, setting the standard for the highest quality pediatric care.

Gun Violence Prevention

Gun violence is a public health crisis for our children and their families. We must act to keep our children safe.

How Children's Hospitals Are Building Better Communities

Here are three ways children’s hospitals are helping improve the health and well-being of their communities.

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.

Who we are

As the voice representing more than 220 children’s hospitals nationally, Children’s Hospital Association improves child health through innovation in the quality, cost and delivery of care with our member hospitals.

Ensure a healthier future for all children

Build awareness of children’s health and health care needs and how they are different.


Find solutions to challenges

Drive improvements in pediatric health care, child health outcomes and reductions in costs to the health care system.


Advance change in policies

Facilitate collaboration among children’s hospitals across the nation to work together as champions for children’s health.


Elevate children’s hospitals and health systems

Promote children’s hospitals as a critical resource in their communities and nationally.

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Hospital Directory

We are a membership association of children’s hospitals, health systems and related organizations that care for children in their communities and beyond.