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Iowa Committee Produces Principles for National Efforts to Reform Health Care
Date:7/27/2009

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Iowa Committee for Value in Healthcare today issued a set of principles to guide the health care reform debate. Comprised of a diverse group of Iowa health care providers, purchasers, payers, patient advocates, and policy analysts, the Committee identified the following consensus-based principles for high-value, fiscally-responsible health care reform at the federal level:

Principle #1: Fiscal sustainability: The Committee feels strongly that rapid health care cost growth makes our current health care system fiscally unsustainable. We cannot pretend that resources are unlimited or that sure and swift savings will come from investments in comparative effectiveness research, health care technology and prevention programs.

Principle #2: Innovation through Collaboration: The Committee feels strongly that the future of health care will require a new level of innovation that can be best achieved by high-levels of formal and informal collaborations among all health care stakeholders.

Principle #3: Primary Care Transformation: The Committee feels strongly that elevating the role and use of primary care - and the ability to more effectively coordinate with acute-care specialty services and long-term or community-based care - is essential for the transformation of our health care system.

Principle #4: Societal Commitment to Prevention and Wellness: The Committee feels strongly that prevention and wellness must be included in governmental and business policy reform and third-party coverage arrangements.

Principle #5: Engaged and Responsible Health Care Consumers: The Committee feels strongly that health refo
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