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November 9, 2007 MSB Meeting Agenda


Meeting of the Medical Services Board

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing


November 9, 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.



Richard Markley, President; Dr. Jeffrey Cain, Vice President; Wendell Phillips; Joan Johnson; Julie Reiskin; Kathleen Chitty; Ginny Riley; Byron Geer; 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, December 14, 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 to remind everyone in attendance that this facility is private property. The capacity of the meeting room is 42 and a sufficient number of chairs are set up to accommodate that.  If there are not chairs available, the room is full and you will be required to wait in the lobby until space is available in the room.  Please do not block the doors, stand around the edges of the room or sit on the counter.  Please be respectful of others if you assemble in the lobby area.  Please turn cell phone ringers off while in the meeting room.

3. Approval of the minutes from the October 12, 2007 meeting


4. Rules


Emergency Motion

Emergency Adoption Agenda


Document 01 - MSB-07-07-18-B - Revised Rules for Medicaid Citizenship and Identity Documentation to Comply with July 13, 2007 Final Federal Rules (Chris Underwood, Brian Zolynas, Eligibility Policy Unit)

Final Permanent Adoption by Consent Agenda


Document 02 - MSB 07-08-24-D  - Cash Accounting 8.042 (Adel Soliman, Controller Division)


Document 03 - MSB 07-07-19-A - Children's Basic Health Plan Benefits Package, Section 210 (Laura Gerard, Children's Basic Health Plan Plus Division)
Document 04 - MSB 07-08-20-C  - Children's Basic Health Plan, Senate Bill 07-036 expands coverage of specific mental disorders, (Laura Gerard, Children's Basic Health Plan Plus Division)
Document 05 - MSB 07-07-30-A - Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (Aggie Berens, Community Based LTC Section)

The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on Documents 02, 03, 04 and 05 are 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 06 - MSB 07-08-20-B  - Pediatric Hospice Waiver (Barbara Prehmus, Long Term Care Benefits Division)


Document 07 - MSB 07-07-18-A - Revisions to the Foster Care Eligibility Rules to Comply with Senate Bill 07-002 (Chris Underwood, Program Eligibility & Implementation Division)

Initial Approval agenda


Document 08 - MSB 07-08-10-A - Long Term Care Single Entry Point System, Section 8.392.3 (Sean Bryan, Community Based Long Term Care Section)


Document 09 - MSB 07-07-25-A - Resident Income and Possessions, Section 8.482 (Janice Brenner, Nursing Facilities Section)


Document 10 - MSB 07-09-19-A - 8.895 Prescription Drug Information and Technical Assistance Program (Trish Bohm, Pharmacy Section)

5. Department Updates


CHP+ Annual Report

Presumptive Eligibility Briefing (SB 07-211)


6. Open Forum for Public Comments

(All comments are 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