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March 14, 2008 MSB Meeting Agenda


 Meeting of the Medical Services Board

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing


March 14, 2008
9:00 A.M.


The meeting will be held in the first floor conference room at the Capitol Center, 225 East 16th Street, Denver, CO 80203.



Richard Markley, President; Wendell Phillips; Dr. Jeffrey Cain, Vice President; Julie Reiskin; Kathleen Chitty; Marguerite Salazar; Byron Geer; Ginny Riley; Joan Johnson; Dr. Paul Melinkovich; Sally Schaefer


1. Roll Call


2. General Announcements


Date and location of the next Medical Services Board meeting:  The meeting will be held Friday, April 11, 2008 beginning at 9:00 a.m., at 225 East 16th Avenue, First Floor Conference Room, Denver, CO 80203.


It is the policy of this Board and the Department to remind everyone in attendance that this facility is private property. The capacity of the meeting room is 42 and a sufficient number of chairs are set up to accommodate that.  If there are no chairs available, please wait in the lobby until space is available in the room..  Please do not block the doors, stand around the edges of the room or sit on the counter.  Please be respectful of others if you assemble in the lobby area.  Please turn cell phone ringers off while in the meeting room.


3. Approval of the minutes from the February 8, 2008 meeting


4. Legislative Update - Ginny Brown, HCPF Legislative Liaison


5. Rules


Emergency Adoption


Document 01 - MSB 08-01-30-A - Revisions to the Part D Rules, Section 8.1000 (Tom Leahey, Pharmacy Section)

Final Permanent Adoption by consent agenda


Document 02 - MSB 07-11-27-A - Tamper-Resistant Prescription Drug Pads, Section 8.837 (Cathy Traugott, Pharmacy Section)
Document 03 - MSB 07-12-20-A - Modification to Qualifications for the CICP Rural Hospital Payments (Greg Tanner, Safety Net Programs Section)


The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on Documents 0X and 0X is complete and that these items be placed on a consent agenda for final permanent adoption.  Board members may remove these rules from the consent agenda to consider further comments. 


Consent Agenda Motion

Closing Motion for Rules Agenda


6. Department Updates


Proposed Federal Medicaid Reduction ~ Joan Henneberry, Executive Director

Medical Home ~ Gina Robinson, Client and Community Relations Office


7. Open Forum for Public Comments


(All comments will be limited to a maximum of five minutes unless scheduled in advance.) *


8. Adjourn


* Arrangements for open forum comments and presentations can be made by contacting the Board coordinator by mail at 1570 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80203; by phone at 303.866.4416; or by e-mail at