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October 12, 2007 MSB Meeting Agenda


Meeting of the Medical Services Board

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing


October 12, 2007
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; Dr. Jeffrey Cain, Vice President; Wendell Phillips; Joan Johnson; Julie Reiskin; Kathleen Chitty; Ginny Riley; Byron Geer; Marguerite Salazar; 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, November 9, 2007 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 of Health Care Policy and Financing to remind everyone in attendance that this facility is private property. Please do not assemble in the lobby area.  If you choose to leave the meeting room, then you must leave the building.  Please turn cell phone ringers off while in the meeting room.


3. Approval of the minutes from the June 8, 2007 meeting


4. Rules


Emergency Adoption Agenda


Document 01 - MSB 07-07-19-A - Children's Basic Health Plan Benefits Package, Section 201 (Laura Gerard, Delivery Systems Section)

Final Permanent Adoption Agenda


Document 02 - MSB 07-06-01-B  - 8.885 Preferred Drug List (Tom Leahey Pharmacy Benefits Section and Sarah Roberts, Client Services Division)


Initial Approval agenda


Document 03 - MSB 07-08-20-C - Children's Basic Health Plan, Senate Bill 07-036 expands coverage of specific mental disorders, (Laura Gerard, Delivery Systems Section)


Document 04 - MSB 07-08-20-B - Pediatric Hospice Waiver (Barbara Prehmus, Long Term Care Benefits Division)


Document 05 - MSB 07-07-30-A - Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (Aggie Berens, Community Based LTC Section)
Document 06 - MSB 07-07-18-A - Revisions to the Foster Care Eligibility Rules to Comply with Senate Bill 07-002 (Chris Underwood, Program Eligibility & Implementation Division)
Document 07 - MSB 07-08-24-D - Cash Accounting 8.042 (Adel Soliman, Controller Division)

5. Department Updates


a.  Discussion of the Revised Rules for Medicaid Citizenship and Identity Documentation


b. CHP+ Annual Report


6. Open Forum for Public Comments

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


7. 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