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October 8, 2010 MSB Agenda



The Capital Center
225 E. 16th Avenue,  6th Floor Conference Room
Denver, CO 80203

October 8, 2010
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
Richard Markley
Alan Eisenberg, Vice President
Wendell Phillips
Linda Andre
Ginny Riley
Jeffrey Cain
Mary Trujillo-Young 
Kathleen Chitty
1.  Roll Call

2.  General Announcements

Date and location of the next Medical Services Board meeting: The meeting will be held Friday, November 12, 2010 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 September 10, 2010 meeting

4.  Rules


Emergency Adoption Agenda

Document 01
MSB 10-08-23-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning the Hospital Provider Fee Collection and Disbursement, Section 8.2000 (Nancy Dolson, State Programs and Federal Financing)

Permanent Adoption by Consent Agenda

Document 03
MSB 10-07-15-A

Revisions to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Medical Assistance Applications, Section 8.100 (Ann Clemens, Eligibility Section)

Document 04
MSB 10-06-08-A

Revisions to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Transitional Medicaid, Section 8.100.4.I (Ann Clemens, Eligibility Specialist)

Document 05
MSB 10-06-01-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Medicaid Managed Care Grievance and Appeal Processes, §8.209. (Jeanine Draut, Benefit Management Section)

The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on Documents 03, 04, and 05, is 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 further comments.


Initial Approval Agenda

Document 06
MSB 10-07-21-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning the HCBS-BI Supportive Living Program, Section 8.516.7 (Tyler Deines, Long Term Benefits Division)

Document 07
MSB 10-09-01-A

Revisions to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Home and Community Based Services for Children with Autism Waiver, Section 8.519 (Michelle Rogers, Long Term Care Benefits Division)

Motion for Consent Agenda

Closing Motion for Rules Agenda


5.  Department Updates

  • Atypical Antipsychotics - Dr. Judy Zerzan, Colorado Medicaid Medical Director
  • HB 09-1293 Update – Chris Underwood, State Programs & Federal Financing Division
  • Conflict of Interest Task Force Report – Barbara Prehmus, Federal Policy & Rule Officer, HCPF and Jenise May, Deputy Executive Director, DHS

6.  Open Forum for Public Comments

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

Bylaws Discussion

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


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