HC-03-4-Managed Health Care

WHEREAS CLUB 20 recognizes that managed care is an important part of the health care system by reducing to consumers overall costs of maintaining the system and providing more competitive …

HC-03-3-Malpractice Lawsuits And Insurance Costs

Whereas CLUB 20 recognizes that malpractice lawsuits are a factor that drives insurance costs higher due to: Creating an environment of defensive and overly-aggressive health treatment prescriptions by providers, and …

HC-03-2-Individual Responsibility In Health Care

WHEREAS all citizens must help solve Colorado’s health care issues; and WHEREAS consumers must assume greater responsibility for their health care and must have the opportunity to be educated about …

HC-11-3-HIGH NEED POOL

WHEREAS 10% of the population currently generates approximately 70% of health care costs; and WHEREAS we recognize that any one of us or our families could fall into such a …

HC-11-2-Health Insurance Exchange Principles

WHEREAS CLUB 20 has adopted several policies encouraging competition in the health care arena; WHEREAS the State of Colorado created a health insurance exchange called Connect for Health Colorado; and …

HC-09-1-Health Information Technology

WHEREAS broad use of health information technology will: Improve health care quality, Prevent medical errors, Reduce health care costs, Increase administrative efficiencies, Decrease paperwork, and Expand access to affordable care, …

HC-03-7-Health Care System Efficiency

WHEREAS CLUB 20 recognizes the importance of a competitive health care marketplace and the value of maximizing efficiency of the health care system for the benefit of consumers, NOW, THEREFORE, …

HC-05-3-Health Care Principles

All Coloradans must work together to help solve Colorado’s health care challenges. Consumers must assume greater responsibility for, and knowledge of, their health and health care choices. Colorado State Government …

HC-05-1-Health Care Legislation Assessing Impacts

WHEREAS rural communities have very limited resources with which to provide health care services, and WHEREAS broad geographic service areas pose huge limitations on the availability of options and access …

HC-12-1-Health Care Intergration

WHEREAS health care communities in Western Colorado have received recognition for delivering high quality cost effective medical care; and WHEREAS such outcomes are the result of cooperation and shared accountability …

HC-03-5-Government’s Role In Health Care

WHEREAS CLUB 20 recognizes that the current health care system is built upon state and federal entitlement programs such as Medicare and Medicaid and that such programs – while a …

HC-11-1-End-of-Life Care

WHEREAS the people of the communities in Western Colorado believe that quality of life is important for persons of all ages; and WHEREAS education is an important component of decisions …

HC-03-1-Cost-Shifting Of Health Care Services

WHEREAS health care is a basic need of everyone; and WHEREAS cost-shifting – discounting costs for one group and increasing costs for another – usually results in increased health care …

HC-14-02-CLUB 20 Resolution On Aging

WHEREAS  The United States and Colorado face a historic demographic shift over the next 50 years. As unprecedented numbers of workers retire and longevity increases, the percentage of the population …