Legislative Advocacy


The OSMA Government Relations Group relentlessly advocates for physicians, saving you time and promoting the profession. We are dedicated to ensuring quality health care for all Ohioans and work to inform patients and the public of critical issues impacting health care. Our advocacy efforts include monitoring the major issues affecting the practice of medicine at the state and federal level. Currently, those top priorities include:


  1. Medicaid Expansion
  2. Removing Barriers to Mental Health & Drug Addiction Treatment
  3. Deregulation of the Practice of Medicine
  4. Scope of Practice
  5. Telehealth
  6. Mandated Health Benefits
  7. Out-of-Network Billing & Price Transparency

Read Details on Top Issues