Michael Paddy, Director, Government Affairs

Michael Paddy

Michael Paddy joins the Maryland Hospital Association as Director of Government Affairs. Michael is an attorney who earned his J.D. and M.B.A from the University of Baltimore. In this role, he will advocate for policies and legislation on behalf of MHA’s members—all the state’s hospitals—to advance health and health care in Maryland.

He most recently served as Director of Government Relations at the Maryland Insurance Administration. Paddy worked closely with the Commissioner on establishing legislative priorities during the legislative session, was responsible for the introduction and passage of 10 to 15 departmental bills every session, and responded to inquiries from legislators, carriers, and consumers.