Policy & Resolutions Information

When preparing resolutions to be submitted to the OSMA House of Delegates, please download and follow these guidelines. Adherence to these guidelines facilitates deliberations of the Resolution Committees and the House of Delegates and ensures that the intent of the resolution is clear, concise and well-documented.
The Submission Deadline for 2019 was Feb. 6.
>> Contact resolutions@osma.org


Current Policy Documents:

Policy Sunset Report, 2019 
Policy Compendium (Updated April 2018) 


2019 Actions:

To be posted as finalized
Resolutions Committee Roster


2019 Resolutions—Downloadable Documents:

>> OSMA Strategic Plan
>> Resolutions Committee Duties
>> Parliamentary Procedure

>> 2019 Full Resolutions Packet (PDF)   
>> 2019 Full Resolutions Packet (Word)

Committee 1

>> Download 2019 Resolution Committee 1 Full Packet
>> Download Policy Background - for Committee 1  
>> 01 - Membership Participation Rights
>> 02 - OSMA Elections
>> 03 - Increase specialty participation in the HOD
>> 04 - Addressing the Pay Gap in Medicine
>> 05 - Advancing Gender Equity in Medicine
>> 06 - Increase Awareness of Disparities in Medical Access and Treatment in Ohio
>> 07 - Female Genital Mutilation Ban
>> 08 - Mandating HPV Immunization
>> 09 - Impact of Climate Change on Human Health
>> 10 - Safe Drinking Water
>> 11 - Firearm Violence


Committee 2

>> Download 2019 Resolution Committee 2 Full Packet
>> 12 - Creation of Yoga Board State of Ohio
>> 13 - Hospital Closures and Physician Credentialing Repository
>> 14 - Compensation for Prior Authorization Services
>> 15 - Rapid Treatment for Injured Workers - withdrawn
>> 16 - OSMA Support of Direct Primary Care
>> 17 - Part A Medicare Payments to Physicians
>> 18 - Practice Overhead Expense and Site of Service Differential
>> 19 - Investigate Medicare Part D-Insurance Company Up-Charge
>> 20 - Establishing Fair Medicare Payor Rates
>> 21 - Congressional Health Care Proposals
>> 22 - Opposition to Medicaid Eligibility Barriers
>> 23 - 2019 OSMA Policy Sunset Report