Advocacy

Massachusetts State House Advocacy is a central component of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s mission. We advocate on behalf of patients for a better health care system, and on behalf of physicians, to help them to provide the best care possible.

Action Center

The MMS Legislative Action Center provides members with online tools to browse state and national legislation, review recent votes of state legislators and members of Congress, and send messages to elected officials about key bills.

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Key Issues

The MMS supports physicians and patients through advocacy work on crucial policy issues, including professional liability, payment reform and universal access to care.

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Regulatory Issues

The MMS monitors state and federal regulations affecting physician interaction with patients, other health care workers, hospitals, health plans and new technologies.

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State Advocacy

The MMS advances its advocacy agenda via the executive and legislative branches of Massachusetts state government through legislation, regulation and policymaking.

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Federal Advocacy

The MMS works with the Massachusetts congressional delegation, national medical associations, and federal regulators to produce results for patients and physicians in Massachusetts and across the country.

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Legislative Updates

The MMS Government Relations team issues a members-only Legislative Update e-newsletter on a regular basis to keep physicians abreast of political and regulatory changes in Massachusetts.

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Find Your Legislator

Click here to enter your address and get a list of your federal representatives, state legislators, and your local polling place.

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Mass. State Agencies

State House - Mass. State AgenciesRapid access to resources about MassHealth, Public Health, Board of Medicine, and more.

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2015-16 MMS Legislation

View legislation filed by MMS for the current legislative session.

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