Weekly Summary The third week of session included movement of IHA’s priorities and IHA's first two Hospital Days on the Hill:   Tort reform Senate File 148 and House File 102: Tort reform is on the move. The IHA-supported bill to place a $1 million hard cap on noneconomic damages

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Weekly Summary The second week of the 2023 legislative session included an influx of new bills. Several bills concern IHA priorities: Rural emergency hospital licensure House File 13: The House health and human services subcommittee approved the rural emergency hospital licensure bill Wednesday, making the bill eligible for review by the

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Weekly Summary The 2023 legislative session kicked off Monday, Jan. 9, with 53 new legislators in the House and Senate chambers. Governor Kim Reynolds emphasized her commitment to a strong health care system in Iowa, particularly in rural Iowa. IHA is grateful for Gov. Reynolds and the Iowa legislature for their

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