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physicians, we are dedicated to our mission to serve as 
Maryland's foremost advocate and resource for physicians, 
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MedChi Legislative Council

MedChi Staff:
 Chip O'Neil
Phone: 410-878-9599

MedChi Annapolis Office: 224 Main Street | Annapolis, MD | 21401
MedChi Baltimore Office: 1211 Cathedral Street | Baltimore, MD | 21201

The function of the MedChi Legislative Council shall be to study and to make recommendations regarding policy on state legislation and regulations; to serve as a reference council through which legislative issues are channeled prior to decisions concerning MedChi legislative and regulatory policy; and to recommend changes to MedChi's House of Delegates to order to help achieve MedChi’s goals. There are three Subcommittees that meet weekly during the Maryland General Assembly's Legislative Session, each headed by a vice-chair. The MedChi Legislative Council Subcommittees are: Boards and Commissions (B&C), Health Insurance (HI), and Public Health (PH).

MedChi Legislative Council
Clement Banda, MD (Co-Chair)
Benjamin Lowentritt, MD (Co-Chair)

Boards and Commissions (B&C) Subcommittee
Lawrence Green, MD (Chair)

Health Insurance (HI) Subcommittee
Anuradha Reddy, MD (Chair)

Public Health (PH) Subcommittee
Kathleen Keeffe Hough, MD (Chair)

To visit the Legislative Center
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2023 MedChi Legislative Council - Meeting Dates, Times, and Locations. (TBD - Dates and Times - Subject to Change)
*Meeting Dates and Times - Coming Soon*

2022 MedChi Legislative Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

2022 MedChi Legislative Newsletters:

2021 MedChi Legislative Council Meeting Minutes Archives:

 2021 MedChi Legislative Newsletter Archives:

MedChi Legislative Committee Subcommittee Call Dial-In Information (Calls held every Sunday of the Legislative Session prior to Legislative Council meetings on Monday, unless otherwise stated).

If you are interested in joining a MedChi Legislative Council Subcommittee, please contact Chip O'Neil with your Legislative Council Subcommittee of interest.

Materials for MedChi Legislative Council Meetings:

The bills that are featured in the documents below were introduced in the Maryland State Legislature in 2020, then discussed during the 2020 MedChi Legislative Council meetings.

Click below to view the most recent MedChi Legislative Council meeting agendas and Legislative Newsletters. Click here for the final MedChi Legislative Newsletter from the 2020 Session.

  1. All Bills From Legislative Session 2020
  2. Bills related to MedChi's Boards and Commissions (B&C) Subcommittee
  3. Bills related to MedChi's Health Insurance (HI) Subcommittee
  4. Bills related to MedChi's Public Health (PH) Subcommittee
  5. Bills related to MedChi's FYI Folder

2020 MedChi Legislative Newsletter Archives:


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