Minnesota Rural Health Association – The Voice of Rural Health


MRHA is a non-profit, membership organization missioned to strengthen the health, health care and well-being of rural Minnesotans through leadership, advocacy, education and collaboration.

MRHA is the leading coordinating and advocacy organization for strengthening health and health care for rural Minnesotans.


Created in 1994, the Minnesota Rural Health Association has grown to be a recognized advocate for rural health in Minnesota. Today we serve over 150 members from a broad spectrum of health care delivery and support industries. We strive to be the leader in rural health advocacy, awareness and collaboration. Your support and participation would be greatly appreciated.



2022 MRHA Advocacy Spotlight

MRHA is pleased to serve as the Voice of Rural Health! We are committed to bringing forward a rural perspective to policy conversation that include the health, health care and well-being of rural Minnesotans. We work with local, state and federal partners to bring this voice forward.

The 2022 Minnesota Legislative session began on January 31st with a scheduled adjournment of May 23. This is the second year of the biennium; thus, this is the year the legislature will focus on bonding bills. The House of Representatives continues to be led by Speaker Melissa Hortman (D-36B) and the house is now under the leadership of President of the Senate David Osmek (R-33).

Legislators want to hear from you, the people they serve. To find out who serves you go to the Minnesota Legislature Who Represents Me? page.

Please check out MRHA's Legislative Bill Tracker document to see what we're following and supporting.