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Policy & Advocacy

The Leading Voice for Hospitals 

As the primary representative of the hospital community in Massachusetts, MHA plays a central role in influencing the public policy environment. We seek to promote responsible public policy, encourage public accountability, and foster an appropriate balance between those who provide and those who pay for health care services.

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The 2011-2012 Massachusetts legislative session is in full swing. There are 47 new legislators on Beacon Hill and a variety of new faces in leadership roles. To guide your navigation of the legislative process and assist your advocacy efforts, MHA has developed the following two documents.