To provide leadership through advocacy, information and education, to support its members in fulfilling their mission to improve the health of their patients and communities they serve.
The Maine Hospital Association represents 39 community-governed hospitals in Maine. Formed in 1937, the Augusta-based non-profit Association is the primary advocate for hospitals in the Maine State Legislature, the U.S. Congress and state and federal regulatory agencies. It also provides educational services and serves as a clearinghouse for comprehensive information for its hospital members, lawmakers and the public. MHA is a leader in developing health care policy and works to stimulate public debate on important health care issues that affect all of Maine's citizens.