DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., June 19, 2012; 10:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
NOTE:  Time codes for the video stream (xx:xx:xx) are provided at the beginning of each section and at each action taken by the Board. Please refer to the recorded video stream of this meeting for additional details. Agenda items may be heard out of order.
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PEBB Board Members
Sean Kolmer, Chair
Peter Callero
Sen. Betsy Johnson, ex officio
Tom Jovick
Diane Lovell, Vice Chair
Paul McKenna
Mitch Morrow
Rich Peppers
Jeanene Smith
PEBB Staff
Bobbie Barott
Joan Kapowich
Kathy Loretz
Margaret Smith-Isa
Chérie Taylor
Gary Daniels, United Healthcare
Nancy Ellis, United Healthcare
Sally Kallianas, Willamette Dental
Vicki Palmer, PEBB member
Cynthia Platonov, ODS
Jean Poling, Kaiser
Ernie Pressman, UO
Cash Singleton, Providence
Sophary Sturdevant, Kaiser
Dr. Thomas Syltebo, Kaiser
Dennis Thompson, Statesman Journal
Dana Tiernay, Regence
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Adam Villarreal, Leg.
Mikel Gray, Mercer
Welcome/Approval of Minutes
Administrator’s Report Review
Member Appeal
Updated Sweet Spot and Composite Rate
Public Comment (agenda items)
HEM Evaluation
Work Plan
Public Comment (general PEBB business)
VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/02:57:32
Welcome/Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdatt. 1)
Chair Kolmer, after calling the meeting to order and welcoming members and attendees, introduced the Board’s newly-appointed member, Mitch Morrow, Deputy Director of the Department of Corrections. He then called for approval of the Board’s May 15, 2012 minutes.
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to approve the meeting minutes, which was seconded by Jeanene Smith. The Board unanimously approved the minutes.
Deputy Administrator Loretz provided an overview of the meeting to the Board, as well as updates on PEBB activities and other issues.
Member Appeal (info/action: Bdatts.2/2a)
Bobbie Barott, Plan Design Manager, presented a member’s fourth level appeal to the Board for a final decision regarding a request for refund of an endoscopy co-payment.
ACTION: Tom Jovick moved to uphold denial of this appeal; Diane Lovell seconded his motion and by roll call vote, the Board unanimously approved the denial by roll-called vote.
Updated Sweet Spot and Composite Rate (info/discuss: Bdatt.3)
Mikel Gray, Mercer, presented the updated stabilization fund sweet spot and composite rate after inclusion of the Board’s 2013 plan year changes.
HEM Evaluation (info/discuss)
Jeanene Smith introduced Bill Wright, Providence, to the Board, giving him the floor to discuss evaluation of the Board’s Health Engagement Model (HEM).
HEM (info/action: Bdatt.4)
Chair Kolmer led the Board in a discussion of its 2013 plan design, during which the Board requested staff bring back to the Board at its July meeting, after having completed further research on program metrics.
Public Comment on Agenda Items
Vicki Palmer, PEBB member, presented oral public comment on the Board’s Agenda Item 4., HEM.
Work Plan (info/action: Bdatts. 5/5a/5b/5c)
Chair Kolmer led the Board in a discussion around board planning for next year and any areas of concern in the Board’s recent retreat summary, as well as review of a proposed work plan and dashboard templates. The Board started discussion to determine next steps needed to release an RFP for PEBB’s 2014 plan year, which was tabled and will be heard in an interim Board meeting to be scheduled within the next two weeks.
General Public Comment
No general public comment was submitted to the Board.