The Department of Government Relations is the legislative advocate for children’s health at Children's Mercy Hospital. We formulate legislative policy on the local, state and national level to protect and promote the highest level of pediatric healthcare for the children and families we serve.
Public policy strategic goals
Maintain, enhance and develop public reimbursement models that provide appropriate compensation for value delivered
Facilitate innovative solutions for public policy challenges
Communicate value to public officials, regional and national partners, and the local community
Advocate for children’s health using the findings of Children’s Mercy’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) to drive our advocacy agenda