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September 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
September 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
 

Christy Blakely

Timothy Fox

Patricia Givens

Bregitta Hughes

Brenda LaCombe 

Richard Markley

Paul Melinkovich

Ginny Riley

Donna Roberts

Mike Stahl, Vice President

Mary Trujillo-Young, President

 


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, November 8, 2013 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 August 9, 2013 meeting
 
4.  Rules

  

FINAL PERMANENT ADOPTION BY CONSENT 

 
MSB 13-03-12-H          

Revision to the Medical Assistance Health Program Services and Supports Rule Concerning Hospice Services Benefit Coverage Standard Incorporation by Reference, Section 8.550.4.C (Kimberley Smith and Guinevere Blodgett, Health Programs Office Benefits Section) 

MSB 13-03-12-K

Revision to the Medical Assistance Health Program Services and Supports Rule Concerning Speech-Language and Hearing Services Benefit Coverage Standard Incorporation by Reference, Section 8.230 (Kimberley Smith and Alex Stephens, Health Programs Office Benefits Section)

FINAL PERMANENT ADOPTION

             
MSB 13-04-26-B          
              

Revision to the Medical Assistance Rule Concerning Home and Community Based Services Children with Autism Waiver, Section 8.519.5 and 8.519.7 (Candace Bailey Long Term Services and Supports Waiver Operations Unit)

 

INITIAL APPROVAL AGENDA

  
 
MSB 13-06-12-A
 

Revision to the Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Service Brain Injury Waiver, Rule Concerning Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (CDASS), Section 8.515.2 (Definitions of Services Provided), (Candie Dalton and Colin Laughlin, Long Term Services and Supports Waiver Operations Unit)

MSB 13-06-12-A

Revision to the Medical Assistance Health Program Services and Supports Rule Concerning the Disorders of Sex Development or Intersex Surgical Remediation (Intersex Surgery) Benefit Coverage Standard Incorporation by Reference, Section 8.300.D (Kimberley Smith and Chris Acker, Health Programs Office Benefits Section)

 
 
  

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
 
  • HB 1293 Update - Tentative

  • Pharmacy Update - Cathy Traugott, Pharmacy Unit

  • Pediatric Assesment Tool Update - Judy Zerzan, Chief Medical Officer/Clincal Services Office Director

  • Department Update/Questions – Suzanne Brennan, Health Programs Office/Deputy Executive 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 email 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.