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Advocacy

IHA effectively represents hospitals public policy interests that maintain quality health services for Iowa communities.

Use the menu on the left side of this page to link to IHA Advocacy resources and information.

Be an Advocate

Hospital advocates help keep health care a top priority with state and federal legislators. It's easy to become an Iowa hospital grassroots advocate and join the IHA Hospital Action Network. Click here to sign up or take action on an issue. And visit the IHA blog, CareforIowa.org, for more information, news and insight about issues affecting access to high-quality, safe and affordable health care and to celebrate those who work all day, every day to provide that care.

Stay Informed

The Legislative Bulletin is IHA's weekly roundup of Statehouse news and information, during the session. The Legislative Bulletin-Interim Edition is IHA's monthly newsletter to keep hospital and health care leaders up-to-date on IHA and legislative activity during the interim. Click here to access the newsletter archive to stay informed and follow current state issues and legislation affecting your hospital.

Where we Stand: 2018 Legislative Agenda

Learn about the key issues IHA is focusing on during the 2018 session of the Iowa Legislature. The IHA Legislative Agenda provides background and IHA's position on each issue, which has been carefully drafted by the IHA Board and member input. IHA position papers and agenda for 2018 can be found here.