Legislative Commentary View testimony delivered on behalf of MHA and its members to the Minnesota Legislature, as well as written commentary on legislative proposals and bills of interest to the membership. Current Articles | Archives | Search MHA letter supporting DHS' waiver extension billJune 2020 MHA testimony to the House select committeeMay 2020 MHA letter to Minnesota congressional delegation on financial challenges related to COVID-19 responseApril 2020 MHA letter on legislative prioritiesApril 2020 MHA comments on COVID-19 preparednessMarch 2020 MHA comments to the HHS omnibus budget bill confereesMay 2019On behalf of its 141 hospital and health system members, MHA submits comments to the HHS omnibus budget bill conferees on the key provisions being considered for inclusion in the bill. MHA comments on H.F. 3March 2019On behalf of 141 hospital and health system members, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) submits comments on Rep. Liebling’s House File 3 and its expected DE1-2 amendment. MHA comments in support of HF 1340/SF 1229, mental health parityMarch 2019MHA submitted comments on behalf of its members in support of HF 1340/SF 1229, which seeks to improve access to mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) care by ensuring mental health parity. MHA comments in support for CCBHCsFebruary 2019MHA submits comments to express support for sustained state resources for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs). MHA comments regarding Minnesota's reinsurance programFebruary 2019On behalf of its 141 hospital and health system members from across the state, MHA offers the following input regarding Minnesota’s premium security (reinsurance) program. MHA supports opioid stewardship legislationFebruary 2019On behalf of its 141 hospital and health system members, MHA submits a letter in support of the Opioid Stewardship legislation.