MSD’s Political Advocacy is a multi-faceted program intended to:
AMA Health Care Advocacy
Represent, promote and defend the interests of physicians and their patients in the halls of government;
Educate and advise lawmakers and officials on medical issues that affect our community;
Establish relationships with and evaluate elected officials; and
Provide members the tools they need to stay current on the laws and regulations that affect their practices and to make informed decisions in the ballot booth.
legislative e-Update - MSD Busy Advocating for Physicians and Patients in the Off Season of the 152nd General Assembly
First Leg of the 152nd General Assembly Concludes
152nd General Assembly Begins June Rush
*Bill Chart - As of June 5, 2023
7/8/2022 Legislative Wrap Up
1/24/2022 Legislative Update
Four resolutions were presented for Council consideration at the 2022 Annual Meeting as follows:
Resolution 01-A2022 "Addressing the Improper Use of the Word Provider." The resolution was adopted as submitted.
Resolution 02-A2022 "Minimizing the Influence of Social Media on Gun Violence." The resolution was adopted as submitted.
Resolution 03-A2022 "MSD Support of Engaged Neutrality for Medical Aid in Dying." The resolution was amended with substitute language, replacing "end of life decisions" with "medical aid in dying" in Resolve #1. The resolution was adopted as amended.
Resolution 04-A2022 "Addressing Health Disparities in Food Allergy Prevention." The resolution was adopted as submitted.