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September 11, 2009 - MSB Agenda





The Capitol Center

225 East 16th Avenue

Denver, CO 80203

September 11, 2009

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.





Jeffrey Cain, President

Richard Markley

Ginny Riley, Vice President

Paul Melinkovich

Linda Andre

Wendell Phillips

Kathleen Chitty

Sally Schaefer

Alan Eisenberg

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, October 16, 2009 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 July 10, 2009 meeting

     Approval of the minutes from the August 31, 2009 emergency meeting


4.  Rules


Final Permanent Adoption


Document 01

MSB 09-05-01-A

Revisions to the Medicaid Eligibility Identity Documentation Requirements, Section 8.100.3.H. (Bob Douglas, Legal Division)


Initial Approval Agenda


Document 02

MSB 09-07-06-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning the Mail Order Pharmacy Rule, Section 8.800 (Tom Leahey, Pharmacy Section)


Document 03

MSB 08-10-20-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Mental Health Capitation Rate Setting, Section 8.215 (Jed Ziegenhagen, Rates Section)


Document 04

MSB 09-01-20-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Hospital Services, §8.300 (Eric Wolf, Benefit Management Section)


Document 05

MSB 09-07-14-B

Revision to the Children¿s Basic Health Plan Rule Concerning Additional Unemployment Compensation Exemption, Section 150.1 (Annie Lee, CHP+ Division)


Document 06

MSB 09-04-16-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Eligibility Rule for the Exemption of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Unemployment Benefit Increase, Section 8.100.3 (Eric Stricca, Eligibility Section)


Document 07

MSB 09-08-17-B

Revision to the Child Health Plan Plus Rule Concerning Extending Eligibility Period for Afghan Special Immigrants, §150 (Annie Lee, CHP+ Division)


Document 08

MSB 09-08-07-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Eligibility Rule Concerning Afghan Special Immigrants §8.100.3.G (Corinne Lamberson, Eligibility Section)


Document 09

MSB 09-08-17-A

Revision to the Child Health Plan Plus Rule Concerning Exemption of Census Income, §150 (Annie Lee, CHP+ Division)


Document 10

MSB 09-08-04-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Eligibility Rule Concerning the Exemption of 2010 Census Income §8.100.3.L (Corinne Lamberson, Eligibility Section)



Closing Motion for Rules Agenda


Election of Officers



5.  Department Updates


HB 09-1293 Health Care Affordability Act of 2009 Update ¿ Chris Underwood, State Programs & Federal Financing


Preferred Drug List Personal Exemption ¿ Kim Eggert, Pharmacy 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 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