Minnesota Hospital Association

Policy & Advocacy

Fact Sheets

The Minnesota Hospital Association develops a variety of fact sheets to help inform legislators, the media and other stakeholders about important issues impacting Minnesota’s hospitals. Fact sheets also allow MHA to explain its position and request actions from Congress on key health care issues. To view the Fact Sheet Archive, click here.

About Minnesota's hospitals

January 2019

MHA's 142 member hospitals and health systems have earned a national reputation for delivering safe, high-quality care and for meeting the needs of our communities.

Ensuring patient safety and quality of care

November 2018
Minnesota’s leadership on quality and patient safety is recognized throughout the nation, and other states look to the Minnesota Hospital Association in creating their own patient safety programs.

Cost and quality transparency

September 2018

Consumers can get up-to-date, accurate information about what they will pay for medical services by contacting their health insurer and reviewing available quality resources. 

2018 election issues

August 2018

Health care is a prominent issue for voters in the 2018 election. Learn more about health care-related issues that are of importance to Minnesota's hospitals and health systems.

Mental and behavioral health priorities

June 2018
Minnesota’s hospitals and health systems are committed to working collaboratively with mental and behavioral health care providers, policymakers and other health care stakeholders to create an effective and accessible health care system that meets the needs of individuals, families and communities