Senator Aguilar Represents Colorado at National Health Care Conference
DENVER— Senator Irene Aguilar (D-Denver) represented Colorado this week at the conference on Creating Effective State Health Care Systems sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures and the National Governors Association. The conference brought together national health care leaders to discuss opportunities for improving patient care and increasing efficiency and effectiveness related to health care, public health systems, private insurance, and Medicaid.
Senator Aguilar offered the following comment on the conference:
“As lawmakers we need to be looking for real solutions to ensure that every citizen has access to quality, affordable health care. Colorado has been a leader in health care policy, but it’s important that we continue to learn from our counterparts in other states in order to continue developing solvent, innovative legislation.”
Senator Aguilar has served as a primary health care physician for 21 years, and she is a recognized leader in the health care field. As a state senator, she has sponsored legislation to make medical care for uninsured, low income patients more affordable, serves on the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, and serves on the Minority Health Advisory Committee at the Colorado Department of Health.