Emergency Management

Information to assist in evolving emergency and disaster preparedness issues. 
Hospitals are still reporting that they are low on IV bags, saline and emergency products.
There's been a nationwide shortage of IV fluids through injection bags since Hurricane Maria disrupted production facilities in Puerto Rico.
SB1193 An Act Relative to Emergency and Disaster Planning For Healthcare Providers
HB2469 / SB1214 An Act to Enhance Access to Prescription Information and Overdose Reporting for Care Coordination
SB995 would bring important equity to the application of penalties related to violations of the state’s wage and hour laws.
MHA appreciates this opportunity to offer comments in strong support of HB2322 “An Act Relative to Emergency and Disaster Planning for Healthcare Providers.”
Twenty-seven MA nurses and a cath lab tech took off this morning from Hanscom Field as part of a deployment organized by MHA to assist Bay Area Regional Medical Center (BARMC) in Webster, Texas, as the facility, its employees and staff recover from H
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.
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciates this opportunity to offer comments related to the bills highlighted below.

Resources

Click on the links below for easy access to important information related to state healthcare issues and advocacy.
Visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts websites below to find information on legislative hearings and other meetings of interest to the healthcare community.
To guide your navigation of the legislative process and assist your advocacy efforts, please visit the following state websites:
MHA has also developed the following documents for your information and benefit: