Advocacy – Medical Alley Association

Influencing changes in healthcare

bringing decision makers Together

Public policy is a serious business. Patient access to innovation, regulations, taxes, workforce, infrastructure, investment opportunities and many other critical factors that affect the future of healthcare are driven by public policymakers. We deliver the expertise, influence and engagements with public policymakers to shape the evolution of healthcare.

You make a difference. We deliver your story. The Medical Alley Association brings your voice and your issues directly to decision makers in St. Paul and Washington, DC. As a trusted association with deep relationships, we work with public officials to influence, educate and ultimately build strong coalitions around the significance of our healthcare innovators.

2020 Legislative Year In Review

The arrival of COVID-19 on the global stage changed virtually every aspect of life, and the 2020 Minnesota Legislative session was no different. The tone of session shifted greatly as the novel coronavirus began to spread in Minnesota; legislators were forced to respond to COVID-19 and a rapid transformation of a state budget surplus into a budget deficit.

In a typical year, state legislators would finish their business in May or in a single special session, however, in this historic legislative year we expect legislators to return to St. Paul for multiple special sessions for the first time since 2010, all leading up to the November election.

Medical Alley will continue to update you throughout the summer and fall as legislators return to the state Capitol to address emerging and lingering issues.

Digital Town Halls


2019 State Legislative Session Wrap Up

See how actions taken during the 2019 Minnesota legislative session (and special session) impact Medical Alley, its companies, and the patients they serve.


State Telehealth Policy Framework

A framework to evaluate existing and proposed telehealth policies. These principles were developed with the input of Medical Alley Association members from across the spectrum of healthcare and at a variety of business lifecycle stages.

Medical Alley is The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care®. Home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies that employ more than 500,000 people, our community provides the therapies, technologies, and services that improve lives all over the world. That’s more than a half-million people committed to solving some of healthcare’s biggest challenges!

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