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Policy Publications

Children's Health Fund works to convey the unique health needs of medically underserved children and families, as well as advocating for public policies to address those needs. For more information, contact advocacy@childrenshealthfund.org

To view Policy Publications prior to 2009, click here.

Policy Publications

2013

2012

Letter to President Obama Urging a Fix to the "Family Glitch" ACA Regulation in coalition with other advocates, July 26, 2012
Toxic Stressors and Child Development Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2012
Letter to Congress urging a fix to the "family glitch" ACA regulation in coalition with other advocates, March 7, 2012

Child Health Safety Net Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Children in Crisis: Federal Disaster Policy Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

The Enhanced Medical Home for Medically Underserved Children Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Amicus Brief regarding ACA's Medicaid expansion in coalition with other advocates, February 15th, 2012

2011

Medicaid Block Grant Proposal: What It Means for Kids Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2011

Children Under Siege: Safeguarding Provisions for Children in the New Health Law A Children’s Health Fund Special Report, March 2011

2010

Turning the Corner? Improving the Health of Detroit’s Children Children's Health Fund, December 6, 2010

Letter from CHF Co-Founders Urging Senator to Vote Against an Amendment to Weaken Health Prevention Provision in Health Reform Law Children's Health Fund, September 10, 2010

Letter from CHF Co-Founders Urging Senator to Vote Against an Amendment to Weaken Health Prevention Provision in Health Reform Law, Sept 10, 2010

Legacy of Katrina: The Impact of a Flawed Recovery on Vulnerable Children of the Gulf Coast. A Five Year Status Report Children’s Health Fund and The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health August 23, 2010

Children’s Health Fund and The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. August 23, 2010

Addressing Tranportation as a Barrier to Care Children's Health Fund, August 2010

Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, August 2010

Letter of Support for Donald Berwick in coalition with other advocates, June 6, 2010

Health Care Reform: Implementing the Law Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2010

Health Care and Children: What Next? Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2010

2009

Letter in support of child preventive health provisions In coalition with other advocates, December 8, 2009

Reforming Disaster Case Management: National Lessons from Louisiana A roundtable on recovery hosted by Children's Health Fund, December 2009, Louisiana State University

Report and Recommendations from Disaster Case Management in Louisiana: A Roundtable on Recovery from Hurricane Katrina, Rita, Gustav & Ike. 

Letter in support of key children’s coverage provisions In coalition with other advocates, October 22, 2009
Letter in support of provisions to improve the oral health of children In coalition with other advocates, October 15, 2009

Establishment of a White House Office on Children and Youth Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2009

Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2009

State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP) Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, January 2009

The Enhanced Medical Home for Medically Underserved Children Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, January 2009