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November 14, 2008 MSB Meeting Agenda








225 East 16th Avenue, Sixth Floor Conference Room

November 14, 2008

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.





Jeffrey Cain, President

Paul Melinkovich

Ginny Riley, Vice President

Wendell Phillips

Linda Andre

Sally Schaefer

Kathleen Chitty

Mary Trujillo-Young

Byron Geer


Richard Markley




Date and location of the next Medical Services Board meeting:  The meeting will be held Friday, January 9, 2009 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at The Capitol Center, 225 East 16th Avenue, Sixth Floor Conference Room A/B, 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 38 and a sufficient number of chairs are set up to accommodate that.  Please do not block the doors or stand around the edges of the room.  Please be respectful of others on the floor who are working 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.




Final Permanent Adoption by Consent Agenda


Document 01

MSB 08-09-04-A

Revisions to the Children¿s Basic Health Plan Benefits Package, Section 200-210 (Joy Twesigye and Laura Gerard, CHP+ Operations Section)

Document 02

MSB 08-08-05-B

Revisions to the Children¿s Basic  Health Plan Hearing Aid Benefit, Section 210.S (Amy Scangarella and Laura Gerard, CHP+ Operations Section)

The Medical Services Board voted that testimony on Documents 01 and 02 is complete and that 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 comments.


Final Permanent Adoption Agenda


Document 03

MSB 08-09-09-A

Revisions to the Preferred Drug List Moratorium, Section 8.885.9 (Kim Eggert and Cathy Traugott, Pharmacy Section)

Document 04

MSB 08-05-15-A

Revised Rules for Provider Audits and Reviews, Sections 8.040, 8.050, 8.076, 8.079, 8.130 and 8.300 (Nancy Downes, Program Integrity Section)


Closing Motion for Rules Agenda




Ms. Sue Brown, Home Connections (970) 263-0202     


Department Updates


Ginny Brown, Legislative Liaison ~ Legislative Agenda

Cathy Traugott, Pharmacy Section ~ Preferred Drug List Individual Exemption

Annie Lee, CHP+ Division ~ CHP+ Annual Report


Open Forum for Public Comments

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




* 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 by e-mail at at least one week prior to the meeting if you need special accommodations in order to participate.