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September 12, 2008 MSB Meeting Agenda



For the Meeting of

The Medical Services Board of

The Colorado Department or Health Care Policy and Financing


September 12, 2008

9:00 A.M.


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





Richard Markley, President


Dr. Jeffrey Cain, Vice President

Wendell Phillips

Linda Andre

Ginny Riley

Kathleen Chitty

Sally Schaefer

Byron Geer

Mary Trujillo Young

Dr. Paul Melinkovich



  • Roll Call


  • General Announcements


Date and location of the next Medical Services Board meeting:  The meeting will be held Friday, October 10, 2008 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at The Capitol Center, 225 East 16th Avenue, Sixth Floor Conference Room A/B, 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 38 and a sufficient number of chairs are set up to accommodate that.  Please do not block the doors or stand around the edges of the room.  Please be respectful of others on the floor who are working and do not congregate in the hall outside the meeting room.  Please turn cell phones off while in the meeting room as they interfere with the recording equipment.


  • Special Presentation to Julie Reiskin


  • Approval of the minutes from the July 11, 2008 meeting


  • Rules


Motion for Emergency Rules


Emergency Adoption Agenda

Document 01

MSB 08-08-05-A

Revision to the Tamper-Resistant Prescription Drug Pads, Section 8.837.2 (Cathy Traugott, Pharmacy Section)


Final Permanent Adoption by consent agenda

Document 02

MSB 06-02-02-A

Revisions to Immigrant Eligibility Rule, Section 8.100.53 (Ann Clemens, Eligibility Section)

Document 03

MSB 08-06-06-A

Revisions to the Foster Care Eligibility Rules to Comply with Senate Bill 08-099, Section 8.101.2 (Ann Clemens, Eligibility Section)

The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on Documents 02 and 03 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.

Final Permanent Adoption agenda

Document 04

MSB 08-06-17-B

Colorado Indigent Care Program Allocation and Distribution of Colorado Health Care Services Payment, Section 8.903 (Cindy Arcuri, Safety Net Programs Section and Chris Underwood, State Programs and Federal Financing Director)


Initial Approval Agenda

Document 05

MSB 08-06-27-A

Revisions to the Children's Basic Health Plan Financial Management, Section 500-510 (Laura Gerard, CHP+ Operations Section)



Consent Agenda Motion



Closing Motion for Rules Agenda



  • Election of Officers


  • Department Updates


Legislative Implementation Update ~ Lindy Wallace, Project Management Director


  • Open Forum for Public Comments


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


  • 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