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.

HB910/SB588 An Act Relative to Mental Health Parity Implementation
HB1144 / SB714 An Act Relative to Hospital Profit, Transparency, and Fairness / An Act Relative to Hospital Profit and Fairness
HB1139 / SB672 An Act Relative to the Closing of Hospital Essential Services
SB1709 / HB2529 An Act to Promote Healthy Alternatives to Sugary Drinks Joint Committee on Revenue
HB1142 / SB662 An Act to Cap Liability Related to Hospital Financial Penalties Joint Committee on Health Care Financing
HB1172 An Act Ensuring Protections for Physicians & Hospitals that Contract with Medicaid Managed Care Organizations Joint Committee on Health Care Financing
SB700 An Act Providing Financial Transparency for Patients Receiving Care at Hospital-Based Outpatient Facilities
HB1150 An Act to Restore Adequate Funding for Disproportionate Share Hospitals Joint Committee on Health Care Financing
HB931, HB957, HB967, HB1043, SB607, SB659, HB913, SB610, SB700 Out-of-Network/Surprise Billing/Provider Directories
HB1135 An Act to Address the Financial Stability of the Health Safety Net Joint Committee on Health Care Financing
HB1578 / SB838 An Act Strengthening the Penalty for Assault or Assault and Battery on an Emergency Medical Technician, Ambulance Operator, Ambulance Attendant or Health Care Provider
HB1133 / SB706, HB1178, HB1162 Pharmaceutical Access, Cost & Transparency Joint Committee on Health
Section 21 of SB7 Establishing a Primary Seat Belt Law TRANS32819
SB7, SB2120, HB3179 Legislation to Enact a Hands-Free Driving Law Joint Committee on Transportation
HB140 An Act Relative to Abusive Practices to Change Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Minors Joint Committee on Children, Families & Persons with Disabilities
SB1174, HB1181/SB1183, SB1269, HB1136, HB1137, HB1207, HB3250, SB1248, SB1270, HB1175, HB1197, SB1230, HB2441, HB2477, HB3514, SB1212, SB1234 Healthcare Facilities
HB1143 / SB1199 An Act Relative to the Closing of Hospital Essential Services
HB1186 An Act to Promote Patient Care Transparency and Nurse Advancement
HB1144/SB1167 An Act Relative to Safe Patient Handling in Certain Health Facilities
HB490/SB550, SB523 Pharmacy and Medical Malpractice

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