Participate in IHA’s Protect Patient Care campaign to secure much-needed hospital funding. We are asking legislators to increase the state-funded Medicaid hospital rate for the first time in 28 years.
With hospitals facing unprecedented financial and staffing challenges, IHA and member hospitals are coordinating on a public relations campaign, Protect Patient Care, leveraging digital and earned media.
Educating legislators about the challenges facing hospitals
Making a strong argument that a state-funded Medicaid hospital rate increase is urgently needed
Asking legislators to support and co-sponsor Senate Bill 1763 to increase Medicaid reimbursement
We have several assets and informational pieces for you to fully participate in the campaign. Please see our Discover the Facts brochure, which tells a powerful story about the urgent need for funding through visuals and statistics. You can access other campaign assets below.
Discover the Facts Brochure
Board Resolution Template
Senate Bill 1763 Fact Sheet
Suggested Talking Points
Slide Deck from April 13 Meeting
Letter to the Editor Template
Breakroom Poster (PDF)
Table Tent (PDF)
There are three sets of files:
GIF files that cycle through the images
Static JPGs for banner sizes too small to benefit from GIF animation
Layered Photoshop files for the animated GIFs if they are needed
Click here for the above files.