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November 12, 2010 MSB Agenda





The Capital Center

225 E. 16th Avenue

6th Floor Conference Room

Denver, CO 80203

November 12, 2010

9:00 A.M.



The mission of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing is to improve access to cost-effective, quality health care services for Coloradans



Medical Services Board Members 




Paul Melinkovich, President

Brenda LaCombe


Alan Eisenberg, Vice President

Richard Markley


Linda Andre

Wendell Phillips


Jeffrey Cain

Ginny Riley


Kathleen Chitty

Mike Stahl



Mary Trujillo-Young 



1.    Roll Call


2.    General Announcements


Date and location of the next Medical Services Board meeting:  The meeting will be held Friday, December 10, 2010 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at The Capitol Center, 225 East 16th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, in the Sixth Floor Conference Room.


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.  Please do not block the doors or stand around the edges of the room.  Please be respectful of others on the floor 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.



3.    Approval of the minutes from the October 8, 2010 meeting


4.    Rules


Emergency Adoption Agenda

Document 01

MSB 10-10-26-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Community Mental Health Services Program Capitation Rate Setting, Section 8.215.6.C, Jed Ziegenhagen, Rates Division)







Permanent Adoption Agenda

Document 02

MSB 10-06-15-A

Children’s Basic Health Plan Rule Change to Allow Self-Declaration of Income, Section 130.1A and 150.2 (Laura Gerard, Child Health Plan Plus Division)

Document 03

MSB 10-09-01-A

Revisions to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Home and Community Based Services for Children with Autism Waiver, Section 8.519 (Michelle Rogers, Long Term Care Benefits Division)

Document 04

MSB 10-08-23-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning the Hospital Provider Fee Collection and Disbursement, Section 8.2000 (Nancy Dolson, State Programs and Federal Financing)


Initial Approval Agenda

Document 05

MSB 10-07-02-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning School Health Services, Section 8.290.(Kim Eisen,  State Programs and Federal Financing)






Motion for Consent Agenda


Closing Motion for Rules Agenda


5.    Department Updates


·   HB 09-1293 Update – Chris Underwood, State Programs & Federal Financing Division

·   Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services Update, Jenny Nickerson, Long Term Benefits Division

·   Budget Update – John Bartholomew, Budget & Finance Office



6.    Open Forum for Public Comments


(All comments will be 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


Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.  Please notify the Board Coordinator at 303-866-4416 or at one week prior to the meeting to make arrangements.