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December 14, 2007 MSB Meeting Agenda


Meeting of the Medical Services Board

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing


December 14, 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, January 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 November 09, 2007 meeting


4. Rules


Emergency Adoption Agenda


Document 01 - MSB 07-10-26-A  - Establishing Lawful Presence for the Colorado Indigent Care Program, Section 8.904 (Greg Tanner, Safety Net Programs Section)

Document 02 - MSB 07-09-05-A - 8.101 Revisions to the Family and Children's Medicaid Rule for Presumptive Eligibility (Ann Clemens, Eligibility Policy Unit)


Document 03 - MSB 07-09-19-B - Children's Basic Health Plan, Senate Bill 07-097 adds an income disregard of 2.5 % for families that are over-income.  Senate Bill 07-211 expands presumptive eligibility to include children. (Kristy Wilson, Program Evaluation Contract Operations Section)
Document 07 - MSB 07-10-29-A  - HCBS-CWA Waiver Provider Qualification Changes (Michelle Cason, Community Based Long Term Care Section)

Final Permanent Adoption by Consent Agenda


Document 04 - MSB 07-09-19-A - Prescription Drug Information and Technical Assistance Program (Trish Bohm, Pharmacy Section)

The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on Document 04 is complete and that this item be placed on a consent agenda for final permanent adoption.  Board members may remove this rule from the consent agenda to consider further comments.


Final Permanent Adoption Agenda


Document 05 - MSB 07-08-10-A - Long Term Care Single Entry Point System, Section 8.392.3.B (Sean Bryan, Community Based Long Term Care Section)


Document 06 - MSB-07-07-18-B - Revised Rules for Medicaid Citizenship and Identity Documentation to Comply with July 13, 2007 Final Federal Rules (Brian Zolynas, Eligibility Policy Unit)

5. Department Updates


Budget Update - John Bartholomew, Budget Division Director


Colorado Cares Rx - Chris Underwood and Kerri Coffey, Program Eligibility & Implementation Division


Legislative Update - Ginny Brown, Legislative Liaison


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