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December 2013

  

AGENDA

MEDICAL SERVICES BOARD OF THE
COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE POLICY AND FINANCING
The Capitol Center
225 E. 16th Avenue
6th Floor Conference Room
Denver, CO 80203
December 13, 2013
9:00 A.M.


The mission of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing is to improve health care access and outcomes for the people we serve while demonstrating sound stewardship of financial resources.

 
MEDICAL SERVICES BOARD MEMBERS
 

Mike Stahl, President

Richard Markley                                        
Brenda LaCombe, Vice President    Paul Melinkovich                           
Christy Blakely Ginny Riley
Timothy Fox Donna Roberts
Patricia Givens Mary Trujillo-Young
Bregitta Hughes  


1.  Roll Call

 

2.  General Announcements

Date and location of the next Medical Services Board meeting: The next meeting is scheduled to be held Friday, January 10th, 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. When necessary, the Department will provide overflow space with listening capabilities via audio streaming and staff support.  Board members and the Department will make certain that all attendees who want to testify on a proposed rule or in the open forum are given the opportunity to do so. Please turn cell phones off while in the meeting room as they interfere with the recording equipment.

 

3.  Approval of the Minutes from the November 2013 meeting

 

4.  Rules

 

Emergency Adoption Agenda

Document 02     

MSB 13-11-12-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Eligibility Rule Concerning Changes Set Forth in the Affordable Care Act to Provide Medical Assistance to Former Foster Care Youth, Section 8.100.4.H (Beverly Hirsekom, and Marivel Guadarrama, Eligibility Policy Section)

Document 03

MSB 13-10-23-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning The Alternative Benefit Plan and Habilitative Services for Medicaid Expansion Adults, Sections 8.016 and 8.017 (Laurel Karabotsos and Max Salazar, Health Programs Office)

 Final Permanent Adoption By Consent Agenda

Document 05

MSB 13-02-22-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services, 10 CCR 2505- 10, Section 8.551 (Candie Dalton, Long Term Services and Supports Waiver Operations Unit)

 Final Permanent Adoption Agenda 

Document 06

MSB 13-09-24-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Health Program Services and Supports Rule Concerning Emergency Ambulance Services Benefit Coverage Standard Incorporation by Reference, Section 8.305, (Kimberley Smith, Health Programs Office Cross Policy Unit and Greg Trollan, Health Programs Office Managed Care Section)

Initial Approval Agenda 

Document 07

MSB 13-09-24-B

Revision to the Medical Assistance Health Program Services and Supports Rule Concerning Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Benefit Coverage Standard Incorporation by Reference, Section 8.014 (Kimberley Smith, Health Programs Office Cross Policy Unit and Greg Trollan, Health Programs Office Managed Care Section) 

Document 04

MSB 13-11-29-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Health Programs Rule Concerning the Removal of Co-Payment for Clients Receiving Preventive Services, Section 8.754.5 (Laurel Karabatsos and Max Salazar, Health Programs Office)

Document 01

MSB 13-10-08-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning the Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP), Sections 8.904.F. and 8.907.B. (Karen Talley and Cindy Arcuri, Finance Office Special Financing Unit)

Document 08

MSB 13-10-31-A

Revision to the Child Health Plan Plus Rule Concerning Continuous Eligibility, Section 430 (Ana Bordallo and Marivel Guadarrama,  Eligibility Policy Section)

Document 09

MSB 13-10-31-B

Revision to the Medical Assistance Eligibility Rule Concerning Continuous Eligibility, Section 8.100.4.G (Ana Bordallo and Marivel Guadarrama, Eligibility Policy Section)

Document 10

MSB 13-10-18-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Hospital Provider Fees Collection and Disbursement, Section 8.2000 (Nancy Dolson, Special Financing Division)

 

Closing Motion For Rules Agenda

5.  Open Forum for Public Comments

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

6.  Department Updates

  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services Program Transfer Update - Barbara Ramsey, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHS) and Sarak Roberts, Long Term Services and Supports Division (HCPF).

  • Potential Department Impact of Key Federal Matters, Billy Wynne, Partner, Thorn Run Partners

  • Incorporation by Reference Process Update - Kimberley Smith, Health Programs Office Cross Policy Unit

  • Department Update/Questions - Tom Massey, Policy, Communications and Operations Office Director

7.   Adjourn

 

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** 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 judith.carey@state.co.us

Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.  Please notify the Coordinator at 303-866-4416 or  judith.carey@state.co.us at least one week prior to the meeting to make arrangements.