The WSMA is a respected and powerful voice for the medical profession. We
represent you and your patients before Congress, the state legislature,
federal and state agencies, health plans, licensing boards, the judicial
branch and more. Learn more about how we advocate for you—and how
you can help support this important work.
In this section you will find:
The voices of individual physicians and physician assistants are crucial
in informing the decisions made at the state and federal levels.
Physicians view legislative and regulatory advocacy as an essential role
for the WSMA. And the WSMA delivers.
Legislative & Regulatory
The 2021 legislative priorities for the WSMA, the only professional
organization that represents the interests and priorities of all
physicians in Washington.
2021 WSMA Legislative Priorities
Highlights of new laws enacted in 2020 that may impact your practice
New Laws Impacting Practice Management
Your feedback is critical to help guide our legislative and regulatory
Understanding the Regulatory Process
Guidance from WSMA legislative experts on how to become a grassroots
advocate for the profession and your patients.
Become a Grassroots Advocate
The resources on this page can help you connect with your legislator's
office during the legislative session to plan a meeting that works with
Virtual Advocacy During the 2021 Legislative Session
Get started building relationships in your legislative district using
Get to Know Your Legislators
Your testimony on health care policy lends gravity and expertise that can
help determine whether or not a bill becomes a law.
Tips for Testifying at a Public Hearing
Campaigns are more important than ever—and so is your support for WAMPAC.
Your modest contribution today will help WAMPAC stay relevant, giving us
the resources we need to advocate on your behalf, strengthen the
profession, and improve patient care throughout Washington state.
Give to WAMPAC
The WSMA advocates for physicians in the court system by ensuring a
physician-centric perspective is considered during litigation.
Our guiding principles for addressing reform as we work to influence the
changes coming to health care.
Health Care Reform