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April 8, 2011 MSB Agenda





The Capital Center

225 E. 16th Avenue

6th Floor Conference Room

Denver, CO 80203

April 08, 2011

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.




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, May13, 2011 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 February 11, 2011 meeting


4.   Rules






Document 01 MSB 11-02-01-A                                                                             

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Oxygen, and Oxygen Equipment Provided to the Nursing Home Clients, Section 8.580.3 (Jeanine Draut, Benefit Management Section)

Document 02 MSB 11-02-04-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning School Health Services, Section 8.290.6 (Nancy Dolson, Safety Net Section)

Document 03 MSB 11-03-14-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Medicaid Verification, Section 8.100.4.B & 8.100.5.B (Ann Clemens, Manager, Eligibility Policy Section)                                                                                                         




Closing Motion for Rules Agenda

5.    Department Updates



·   Legislative Update - Carrie Cortiglio, Legislative Liaison


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


·   Accountable Care Collaborative Update -  Laurel Karabatsos, Medicaid Program Division and Sarah Roberts, Client Services Division


·   Department Update – Sue Birch, Executive Director



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 email at

Resonable accomodations will be provided upon request for persons with diasabilities. Please notifiy the Board Coordinator at 303-866-4416 or at least one week prior to the meeting to make arrangements.