An active, informed Advocacy/Legislative Affairs Committee represents the business viewpoint to the RI legislature and regulators on health care issues and policies. As the "voice of RI business" on health care, RIBGH is the only organization in Rhode Island dedicated to creating a proactive dialogue among the business community, insurers, providers and State Government on matters of health care policy. We encourage all of our members to become informed on the issues and have your voice be heard to effect change in our state's health care system.
Simply put, we advocate for the interests of RIBGH's members. Our major activities include:
No one knows more about the effect of health care policies on business than our members. So who better to get involved? Be active. Join the committee. Keep up to date on the issues – through this site, by subscribing to our newsletter, attending our events or joining the Advocacy/Legislative Affairs Committee. Testify at legislative hearings. Tell the Advocacy/Legislative Affairs Committee what you think so they can advocate for you. There is no shortage of methods to get your voice heard.
To ensure, through all advocacy channels, that RIBGH’s interests are met.
RIBGH's Advocacy Committee has representation/relationships with many important stakeholders that help shape health care policy in Rhode Island. These relationships are an important part of creating affordable, accessible, quality health care for businesses and individuals:
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Your questions/comments are important to our mission. There are no unimportant questions about RIBGH’s advocacy efforts. Share your thoughts and questions with us, or, if you want to, educate yourself/your employees on the legislative process.