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May 8, 2011 MSB Agenda





The Capital Center

225 E. 16th Avenue

6th Floor Conference Room

Denver, CO 80203

May 13, 2011

9:00 A.M.

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




Paul Melinkovich, President Brenda LaCombe
Vacant 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:  Then next    meeting is sheduled to be held Friday, June 10, 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 power. 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. Department Updates

  • Legislative Update - Carrie Cortiglio, Legislative Liasion

  • HB 09-1293 Update - Chris Underwood, State Program & Federal Financing Division

  • Department Update - Sue Birch, Executive Director

4. Approval of the minutes from the April 8, 2011 meeting

5. Rules

Emergency Adoption Agenda

Document 10

MSB 11-05-10-A
Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Reduction to Outpatient Reimbursement, Section 8.300.6.A.1 (Elizebeth Lopez, Rates Section)

Document 01                            

MSB 11-04-01-A 
Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Home Health Special Reimbursement of Non- Homebound Dually Eligible Clients, Section 8.528 (Guinevere Blodgett, Benefit Management Section)

Document 02

MSB 11-04-14-A 
Revision to theMedical Assistance Rule Concerning Durable Medical Equipment and Disposable Medical Supplies, Section 8.590.7.I (Jeanine Draut, Benefit Management Section)

Document 03

MSB 11-04-14-B 
Revision to the Medical Asssitance Rule Concerning Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Section 8.570.6.B (Jeanine Draut, Benefit Management Section)

Document 04

MSB 11-03-08-A 
Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning the Prenatal Plus Program, Section 8.748 (Ginger Burton, Benefit Management Section)
Document 05

MSB 11-03-22-B
Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Interfaces for Citizenship and/or Identity for Medicaid Eligibilty, Section 8.100.3.H. (Shawn Bodiker, Eligibility Policy Section)

Permanent Adoption By Consent Agenda


Document 06

MSB 11-02-01-A                                   
8.580.3 Oxygen, and Oxygen Equipment Provided to Nursing Home Clients (Jeanine Draut, Benefit Management Section)

Document 07

MSB 11-02-04-A
School Health Services (Nancy Dolson, Safety Net Section) 

Document 08

MSB 11-03-14-A
Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Medicaid Verifications, Section 8.100.4.B & 8.100.5.B (Ann Clemens, Eligibility Policy Section) 


The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on Documents 06, 07 and 08 are complete and that these items be placed on a consent agenda for final permanent adoption. Board members may remove rules from the consent agenda to consider futher comments.



Document 09

MSB 11-03-22-A                                                        
Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning the Increase in Resource Limits for medicare Savings Plan Programs, Section 8.100.5.M (Shawn Bodiker, Eligibility Policy Section) 

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 comments and presentations can be made by contacting the Board coordinator by mail at 1570 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80203; by phone at 303-866-4166; or by e-mail at

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