A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Legislative Council to
direct the Health Finance Commission to study hospital community
benefits plans described in IC 16-21-9.
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A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Legislative Council
to direct the Health Finance Commission to study hospital community
described in IC 16-21-9.
Whereas, the Clarian Health Partners Community
Benefit Taskforce was chartered in April of 2005 by Dan
Evans, Chief Executive Officer, to ensure that Clarian's
community benefit plan, measurement and reports follow
best practices and set a standard for all other Indiana
healthcare providers to emulate; and
Whereas, as a result of the taskforce, it became clear that
overall statewide changes in community benefit plan
reporting may be necessary: Therefore,
SECTION 1. That the Legislative Council is urged to direct the Health Finance Commission, established under IC 2-5-23-3 to review issues pertaining to hospital community benefit plans described in IC 16-21-9 including:
(a) The current makeup of a community benefit plan;
(b) The current reporting requirements and whether any changes to the reporting requirements are necessary; and
(c) Anything else that the commission determines necessary.
SECTION 2. That the Health Finance Commission, if so charged,
shall operate under the direction of the Legislative Council and shall
issue a final report when directed to do so by the council.
SECTION 3. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to the Legislative Council.