Government Relations Advocacy Updates

Each issue of the Government Relations Advocacy Update provides insights into legislative and judicial actions that impact medical liability and the practice of medicine. We are committed to providing an enduring national platform for advocacy for the medical profession.

Latest Issue: 2021 Mid-Year Review

The first half of 2021 brought a deluge of legislation. One factor contributing to the large volume of bills is this year’s introductions included not only new legislation, but 2020 carry-over legislation that was derailed due to the pandemic-shortened legislative sessions. COVID-19 public policy remains at the forefront, including legislative efforts to adopt or repeal healthcare provider liability provisions, regulate vaccine delivery, and expand non-physician provider’s scope of practice in light of the declared emergency.

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Previous Issues

2020 Year-End Review

Summer/Fall 2020 Advocacy Update

Spring 2020 Advocacy Update

Winter 2019 Advocacy Update

October 2019 Advocacy Update

July 2019 Advocacy Update

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More than 150,000 bills are introduced each year in state and federal legislatures. We continually monitor legislation that impacts our members and advocate on your behalf. See legislative activity in your state.

MICRA Alert

Protect healthcare cost and access for all: Oppose the so-called “Fairness for Injured Patients Act”

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