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Medical Services Board June 2014 Agenda


303 East 17th Avenue
7th Floor Conference Room
Denver, CO 80203
June 13, 2014
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.



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, July 11, 2014 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at 303 East 17th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, in the Seventh 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 80. Please do not block the doors or stand around the edges of the 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 May 9, 2014 Meeting


4. Rules



Document 01

MSB 14-04-21-A  


Revision to the Medical Assistance Pharmacy Section Rule Concerning Durable Medical Equipment and Disposable Medical Supplies Provider Rate Increase, Section 8.590.7.1 (Eskedar Makonnen, Pharmacy Unit)


Document 02

MSB 14-04-21-B


Revision to the Medical Assistance Rates Section Rule Concerning Payments for Outpatient Hospital Services, Section 8.300.6 (Luisa Sanchez de Tagle, Rates and Analysis Division)


Document 03

MSB 14-04-21-C


Revision to the Medical Assistance Rates Section Rule Concerning Encounter Rate Calculation, Section 8.700.6.C (Greg Linster, Rates and Analysis Division) 


Document 06

MSB 14-06-02-A


Revision to the Medical Assistance Benefit Section Rule Concerning Dental Services, Section 8.201 (Dawn McGlasson and Max Salazar, Health Programs Services and Supports Division)



Document 04

MSB 14-04-04-A  


Revision to the Medical Assistance Health Program Services and Supports Division Rule Concerning Speech - Language and Hearing Services, 8.200.3.D.2 (Max Salazar and Alex Stephens, Health Programs Services and Supports Division)


Document 05

MSB 13-12-20-A  


Revision to the Medical Assistance Health Programs Service and Support Rule Concerning the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, Section 8.497 (Max Salazar, Health Programs Services and Supports Division, and Matt Ullrich, Managed Care Contracts 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

  • Child Health Plan Plus Quarterly Update

  • Budget/Legislative Update - Josh Block, Budget Division and MaryKathryn Hurd, Legislative Liaison

  • Department Updates/Questions - Tom Massey, Deputy Executive Director/Policy, Communications and Operations Office Director


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 Reasonable accommodations 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.