As the primary representative of the hospital, health system and affiliated care provider community in Massachusetts, MHA plays a central role in informing and contributing to public policy. 
Click on the links below to read testimony and comment letters on a wide array of proposed legislation, regulations and more.

10.31.2017  | The HEALTH Act
An Act Furthering Health Empowerment and Affordability by Leveraging Transformative Health Care (the HEALTH Act)
HB1974/HB1981 would create a significant burden and increased costs on both phlebotomists and hospitals that rely upon phlebotomist services.
HB1304 An Act Establishing a Primary Seat Belt Law
SB995 would bring important equity to the application of penalties related to violations of the state’s wage and hour laws.
MHA supports SB499/HB536 which seeks to guarantee women access to preventive health care, including contraception coverage, without co-pays. MHA strongly supports HB502, which requires MassHealth, its contractors, and all private insurers to adequa
MHA appreciates this opportunity to offer comments related to HB2811/SB120, “An Act Relative to Family Financial Protection.”
MHA appreciates this opportunity to offer comments in opposition to SB195, "An Act to Clarify and Enhance Privacy Protections for Electronic Health Records (EHRs)."
MHA offers testimony on a series of bills relating to commercial insurance.
HB523 Relative to Uncollected Co-pays, Co-insurance and Deductibles
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of our member hospitals, health systems, physician organizations and allied healthcare providers, appreciates the opportunity to submit comments on the following bills regarding primary
MHA appreciates this opportunity to offer comments in strong support of HB2322 “An Act Relative to Emergency and Disaster Planning for Healthcare Providers.”
MHA appreciates this opportunity to offer comments in strong support of SB354, “An Act relative to Reserving Beds in Nursing Homes During Certain Leaves of Absence.”
SB1081 Authorize Public Health Workers to Pursue New Measures to Reduce Harm and Stigma for People Affected by Substance Use Disorder
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of our member hospitals, health systems, physician organizations and allied healthcare providers, appreciates the opportunity to offer its strong support for HB659, “An Act to Protect F
MHA appreciates the opportunity to submit comments on the following bills regarding scope of practice changes and prescriptions.
MHA appreciates the opportunity to submit comments in strong opposition to SB174, “An Act Establishing the Licensure of Interpreters and Oral Transliterators for the Deaf.”
HB110 An Act Relative to Ensuring the Safety of Residents of Facilities Under the Authority of the Department of Mental Health & the Department of Developmental Disabilities
HB2466, HB2467 Tobacco and Agencies
MHA appreciates the opportunity to submit comments in opposition to SB1374, “An Act Requiring Health Care Employers to Develop and Implement Programs to Prevent Workplace Violence.”

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