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MHA 2023 Legislative Priorities: For a Better Maryland

MHA members identified several key priorities to strengthen the hospital workforce, support access to care, and improve Maryland’s medical liability climate. MHA’s key 2023 legislative priorities for a better Maryland are: 

Strengthen Maryland’s Hospital Workforce

  • Provide incentives to grow health workforce and faculty pipeline

  • Improve the licensing process for health care practitioners

  • Establish state accountability for health workforce planning and development 

Ensure Access to Care  

  • Improve the behavioral health system of care 

  • Protect access to telehealth services  

  • Expand health care coverage and affordability for all Marylanders 

Improve Maryland’s Medical Liability Environment 

  • Address inflated life care plans

  • Create excess insurance pool

  • Limit attorneys’ contingency fees