CHA News Article

CHA Publishes 2017 Report on Legislation
Includes new laws that directly impact hospitals in 2018

CHA has finalized the 2017 Report on Legislation, summarizing important state health care legislation enacted during the first year of the 2017-18 legislative session. Developed to help hospitals understand the implications of the year’s significant bills, the report also serves as a reference tool for the broad range of legislative activity that occurred this session.

The report includes bill summaries, an index by author and an index by bill number. Statutory changes become effective Jan. 1, 2018, unless otherwise noted. A PDF of the report is available for members at and includes links in the table of contents and indexes to help readers navigate. New this year, each bill number is linked to the relevant text from; to view the bill text, simply click the bill number preceding each description. To request printed copies, email