Centers for Disease Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States. As stewards of public health, MHA member hospitals and other care providers are continually working to prevent illness and disease, support healthier lifestyles and improve the environment. MHA works with the CDC on numerous issues ranging from natural disaster responses to the opioid epidemic.
On September 26, the U.S. House passed a House/Senate FY2019 spending agreement for several agencies, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
In the battle against the opioid epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking data from hospitals across the U.S.
Last Monday, the Trump Administration released its FY2019 budget proposal.
Since 1976 there have been 17 federal government shutdowns.
MHA has endorsed legislation that Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey (D) introduced this week that would devote $10 million per year for the next five years
On Friday, President Trump signed an appropriations act that would fund the federal government through the end of fiscal year.
State health officials Thursday confirmed one case of the Zika virus in Massachusetts and said additional cases are quite possible.


Click on the links below for easy access to information on important federal healthcare matters and MHA’s advocacy, outreach and other work on these issues.

Both of these include links to members list, committees, and legislation and records.