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Caring for Communities

By tackling community health challenges, promoting preventitive measures, and championing equitable health care policies, MHA is dedicated to fostering healthier and more resilient communities for all Marylanders.

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The Maryland Model

For decades, Maryland has regulated hospital rates through an independent state body, ensuring equitable pricing across all payers–private, commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, or self-pay–for identical services at the same hospital.

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Public Health

MHA collaborates with member hospitals, community-based organizations, and the state to help Marylanders be as safe and healthy as possible. Discover MHA’s public health resources.

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MHA is proud, on behalf of the state’s hospitals and health systems, to drive positive change by shaping policies and advocating to advance health and health care, ensuring the well-being of all Marylanders. Our commitment to excellence not only transforms health care but serves as the foundation for building healthy communities for generations to come.
Melony G. Griffith President & CEO, MHA
Melony G. Griffith


Get Involved

The policies MHA and member hospitals and health systems support reflect the values of hospitals and communities as we work together to advance health and health care. Together, we are #Caring4Md.

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