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THA Actively Monitors

Legislative and Regulatory Activities

The Texas Hospital Association actively monitors legislative and regulatory activities in Washington, D.C., and maintains regular contact with members of the Texas Congressional delegation to ensure that federal policy serves the needs of Texas hospitals and patients. With a dedicated federal lobbyist, THA members have a voice in the federal policymaking process.


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Federal Policy Priorities for 2016
How Congress Can Support Texas Hospitals and Patients
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The Texas Hospital Association has outline a list of federal priorities for Texas hospitals and patients, from protecting Medicare and Medicaid and fully funding the hospital preparedness program to protecting access to care for rural residents and Increasing access to reasonably priced prescription drugs and to timely and appropriate behavioral health care services.

Search for federal legislators by ZIP code. Information about each member of Congress is available online along with a link to his/her website. Each member has a “contact us” page for communication via email with the office.

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John Hawkins, senior vice president of advocacy and public policy, 512/465-1505.

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According to Texas Government Code 305.027, portions of this material may be considered “legislative advertising.” Authorization for its publication is made by John Hawkins, Texas Hospital Association, 1108 Lavaca, Suite 700, Austin, TX 78701-2180.