Top Legislative Issues


The OSMA's Government Relations team serves as the voice of Ohio’s physicians—advising state departments and influencing state policy on health issues. Through leadership and education, we support and advance the physician profession in the state of Ohio.

We continue to monitor the major issues affecting the practice of medicine at the state and federal level. The top priority issues impacting the practice of medicine in Ohio are detailed below.

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View OSMA's Position on Bills


Current Advocacy Priorities Include:

Out-of-Network Billing, or “Surprise Billing”

Mental Health Parity


Scope of Practice

Medical Price Transparency

Tanning Ban for Minors