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May 11, 2007 MSB Meeting Agenda


Meeting of the Medical Services Board

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing


May 11, 2007
9:00 A.M.


The meeting will be held in the first floor conference room at the Capitol Center, 225 East 16th Street, Denver, CO 80203.



Joan Johnson, President; Richard Markley, Vice President; Wendell Phillips; Dr. Jeffrey Cain; Julie Reiskin; Kathleen Chitty; Ginny Riley; Dr. Matthew Dunn; Marguerite Salazar; Dr. Paul Melinkovich; Sally Schaefer.

1. Roll Call


2. General Announcements


Date and location of the next Medical Services Board meeting:  The meeting will be held Friday, June 8, 2007 beginning at 9:00 a.m., at 225 East 16th Avenue, First Floor Conference Room, Denver, CO 80203.


It is the policy of this Board and the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to remind everyone in attendance that this facility is private property. Please do not assemble in the lobby area.  If you choose to leave the meeting room, then you must leave the building.  Please turn cell phone ringers off while in the meeting room.



3. Presentation 


Members of the State Board and staff of the Department of Human Services

4. Approval of the minutes from the April 13, 2007 meeting


5. Rules


Final Permanent Adoption by consent agenda


Document 01 - MSB 07-01-04-A - Revision to the Medicaid Citizenship and Identity Rules to Comply with the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (Brian Zolynas, Eligibility Policy Unit)

Document 02 - MSB 07-01-04-B - Part D Low Income Subsidy Resource Limits 8.1000.4.B.2.b (Tom Leahey, Pharmacy Section)

The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on Document 01 and Document 02 is complete and these items be placed on a consent agenda for final permanent adoption.  Board members may remove these rules from the consent agenda to consider further comment.


Final Permanent Adoption agenda


Document 03 - MSB 07-02-15-A - 8.057 Recipient Appeals (Barbara Prehmus, Medical Assistance Office)

Document 04 - MSB 07-03-05-A - 8.903 Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP) Distribution of the Colorado Health Care Services Payment (Greg Tanner, Safety Net Financing Section)

Initial Approval agenda


Document 05 - MSB 07-01-30-A - Children's Basic Health Plan Plus Rules Rewrite (Kristy Wilson, Program Evaluation and Contract Operations Section)


Initial Approval of Document 06 has been postponed and will be re-scheduled to a later date.


Document 06 - MSB 07-03-07-A - Revision to the Inter-county Transfer Process, 10 CCR 2505-10, Section 8.101.33, 8.101.35 and 8.101.37 (Gayle Fowler, Eligibility Operations Section)


6. Department Updates


a. Deficit Reduction Act Update - Brian Zolynas

b. Legislative Update


7. Open Forum for Public Comments

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


8. 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