In 2004 and 2005, its twelfth and thirteenth years, CTAAB continued to build on its commitment to value, affordability, and quality in the community’s health care system througha spirit of cooperation. In order to serve the community better, CTAAB improved its operating procedures to allow for more open meetings. Applicants are now invited to remain in themeeting room during the Board discussion and subsequent voting on their applications. The CTAAB chair also reviews with the applicants any declarations of conflict of interest among CTAAB members and how those conflicts are handled, most often by allowing the member to participate in the discussion but not vote.
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