Minnesota Hospital Association members play a vital role in helping to shape state and federal health policy. The united voice of Minnesota’s hospitals has proven to be a powerful advocacy force. When hospital leaders work together with a unified message and forward-thinking solutions, we can make a difference in advancing health care policy.
Your relationships with local elected officials are key to MHA’s advocacy efforts. Legislators want to hear from local constituents. They know that voters are concerned about health care issues and they also understand that hospitals are central to health care discussions.
In this section you’ll find grassroots advocacy resources and tips. In addition to direct communications with your legislators, it is also important that you educate your employees, trustees and the communities you serve on pending legislative matters, which will broaden the voice of hospital advocates in St. Paul and Washington, D.C.