Top Legislative Issues


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.

View OSMA's Position on Bills

Current advocacy priorities include the following:

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Mental Health Parity


Scope of Practice

Medical Price Transparency

Out-of-Network Billing or “Surprise Billing”

Tanning Ban for Minors