Legislative

Capital_headerThrough our representation and advocacy responsibilities, MHA represents the interests of our members in the legislative and executive branches of federal, state and local governments. MHA staff coordinates federal advocacy initiatives with the American Hospital Association. MHA also provides leadership in the Missouri General Assembly by supporting legislation beneficial to the hospital community, and opposing legislation that is detrimental to Missouri’s hospitals.

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MHA Members Visit Federal Representatives

In 2019, MHA members and staff met with Missouri’s congressional health staff in Washington, D.C. The following materials were used to shape the discussion.

2019 State of the State Budget and Policy Initiatives

MHA discusses Gov. Parson's Jan. 16, 2019, State of the State address to state legislators and his proposed state budget for state fiscal year 2020. The call reviews the governor's 2019 budget and policy priorities and their implications for hospitals. Recording | PowerPoint

Summary of the 2019 Missouri General Assembly

MHA published an issue brief that summarizes the 2019 legislative session. It describes the outcomes of various legislative proposals affecting hospitals and health care.

Missouri Health Matters

Missouri Health Matters is an online community of thousands of Missourians dedicated to improving health care in the state. Missouri Health Matters’ goal is to provide news and research to help our community build a better understanding of the issues and to offer tools to help you make a difference.

Hospitals in Missouri Congressional Districts

The following lists shows the congressional district for all Missouri hospitals. Click here to view an interactive map of Missouri's congressional districts.


Missouri Representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives


Missouri Senators in the U.S. Senate


Missouri State Representatives and Senators

Visit Missouri Health Matters to email state lawmakers about state legislation affecting health care in Missouri.