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Policy & Advocacy

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The Nemours National Office of Policy and Prevention (National Office) works to nurture a nation of healthy children by supporting innovative prevention strategies and pediatric health system transformation within our health system and nationally. Nemours’ innovation and expertise serve as our foundation.

As part of the Nemours National Office, the Office of Child Health Policy & Advocacy provides thought leadership and advocacy for federal policies that support children’s health, well-being and development. Our team works to catalyze and promote sustainable federal policy changes in the areas of:

  • Pediatric Health System Transformation
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Strategic Business Interests

See a List of Issues on Our Agenda (PDF)

Policy & Advocacy Resources


Nemours encouraged the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to create a more consistent compliance landscape and to provide further guidance on the interdependencies across state and federal privacy regulations.


Nemours responded to the Administration’s proposal that could impact Medicaid coverage and nutrition benefits for children. Nemours’ comments focused on the potential impact on the health, development, and well-being of children and families.

Nemours encouraged the Administration to recognize the unique health care needs of the pediatric population and to consider access to pediatric care as essential to children’s health as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalizes its MCO rule. 


Nemours encouraged CMMI to focus on pediatric test models. 

Nemours responded with recommendations for CMS to consider areas of payment system redesign and health information exchange as CMS revises its Medicare payment policies.

Nemours National Office of Policy and Prevention

1201 15th Street NW., Suite 520
Washington, D.C. 20005


(202) 457-1440


(202) 649-4418

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