Federal Affairs and Advocacy

AMCHP works with federal agencies, members of Congress, and partners to garner support for the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant and other MCH programs.  For more information on these activities, please contact any member of our Policy Team.

Federal Budget & Appropriations

Appropriations Testimony

  • April 2018: Testimony by AMCHP President Susan Chacon to the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. Click here to download the written statement. 

Federal Regulations and Legislation

As your voice in Washington, AMCHP provides member comments, input, and feedback on federal legislation and regulations of import to state MCH programs.  Recent comments are listed below.


AMCHP provided comments to the Center's for Medicare and Medicaid Services on the 2019 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (11/27/17)