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October 13, 2006 MSB Meeting Agenda


Meeting of the Medical Services Board

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing


October 13, 2006
9:00 A.M.


The meeting will be held at the Cherry Creek Corporate Center Bldg.  4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, 5th Floor Conference Room Denver, CO 80246.



Joan Johnson, President; David Bolin, Vice President; Wendell Phillips; Joe Rall; Dr. Matthew Dunn; Julie Reiskin; Richard Markley; Rulon Stacey, PhD; Marguerite Salazar; Dr. Jeffrey Cain; Sally Schaefer.

1. Roll Call


2. General Announcements


Date and location of the next Medical Services Board meeting:  The meeting will be held Thursday, November 9, 2006 beginning at 9:00 a.m., at the Cherry Creek Corporate Center, 4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, 5th Floor Conference Room, Denver, CO 80246.


It is the policy of this Board and the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to remind everyone in attendance that we must be respectful of our hosts, Longterm Care Options.  Please do not use their conference rooms for personal business; do not make requests of their administrative staff for copies, telephones, faxes, etc.; please turn cell phone ringers off and do not use cell phones in Longterm Care Options office space; and please be respectful of our hosts and their need to remain HIPAA compliant.


3. Approval of the minutes from the September 8, 2006 meeting


4. Presentation:


Mark Zammuto, Medicaid Fraud Unit


5. Child Health Plan Plus Annual Report  ~ Lisa Strunk


6. Open Forum for Public Comments 




Emergency Adoption


Document 01 - MSB 06-08-21-C  - Child Health Plan Plus Premium Assistance rules II, Benefits and Cost Sharing Rule (Sarah Sills, Program Evaluation and Contract Operations Section)

Final Emergency Adoption by Consent Agenda


Document 02 - MSB 06-07-25-A - Changes to Provider Reimbursement Rates for the Old Age Pension Health and Medical Care Program (Greg Tanner, Safety Net Financing Section)

The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on document 02 is complete and this item be placed on a consent agenda for final emergency adoption.  Board members may remove this rule from the consent agenda to consider further comment.

Final Emergency Adoption Agenda


Document 03 - MSB 06-08-04-A - Revised Rules for Medicaid Citizenship and Identity Documentation to Comply with July 6, 2006 Federal Interim Rules (Brian Zolynas, Eligibility Policy Unit)

Final Adoption Agenda


Document 04 - MSB 06-08-18-A - Nursing Facility, ICF/MR Reimbursement Rule(Barbara Ramsey, Community Based LTC Section)

Initial Approval agenda


Document 05 - MSB 06-07-14-A  - Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies Rule (Jenny Nickerson, Acute Care Benefits Section)


Document 06 - MSB 06-09-05-B - Providers Prohibited From Collecting Payment From Recipients Rule (Nancy Downes, Program Integrity Section)

Document 07 - MSB 06-08-17-A - Delete Integrated Care and Financing Project Rules 8.213 and 8.214 (Laurel Karabatsos, Health Benefits Division)

8. Department Updates


9. Adjourn