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Feb. 21, 2012
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
 
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., Feb. 21, 2012; 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
                                                                                                                         APPROVED20120320
NOTE:  Time codes for the video stream (xx:xx:xx) are provided at the beginning of each section. Please refer to the recorded video stream of this meeting for additional details. Items may be heard out of agenda order.
 
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PEBB Board Members
Sean Kolmer, Chair
Peter Callero
Tom Jovick
Diane Lovell, Vice Chair
 
Paul McKenna
Fariborz Pakseresht (absent)
Rich Peppers
Jeanene Smith
 
PEBB Staff
Joan Kapowich
Kathy Loretz
 
Chérie Taylor
Guests
Thandi Clements, VSP
Randy Cline, Willamette Dental
Gordon Hoberg, ODS
Megan Myrick, Willamette Dental
Vicki Palmer, PEBB member
Cynthia Platonov, ODS
Jean Poling, Kaiser
 
Diane Skutack, BHS
Cash Singleton, Providence
Dennis Thompson, The Statesman Journal
Dana Tierney, Regence
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Denise Yunker, OUS
Consultants
Mikel Gray, Mercer (by phone)
Aanya Lee, Mercer (by phone)
 
Kari Johnson, Mercer
Agenda
Welcome/Approval of Minutes
Overview of Meeting and Updates
Round 1 Renewal Responses
 
Request for Information (RFI)
Mercer Employee Survey
Public Comment

 
VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/02:46:01
1.
Welcome/Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdatt. 1)
Chair Kolmer called the meeting to order, welcoming members and attendees. Calling for approval of the Board’s Jan. 17, 2012 minutes, Chair Kolmer recognized a motion to approve made by Peter Callero and carried by Jeanene Smith. The Board unanimously approved the minutes.
 
Administrator Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting to the Board, as well as updates on PEBB activities and other issues.
 
 
00:01
 
 
00:54
 
 
00:57
2.
Round 1 Renewal Responses (info/discuss/action: Bdatt.2)
Kari Johnson, Mercer, presented plan responses to 2013 Round 1 non-medical renewals to the Board.
 
Mikel Gray, Mercer, presented plan responses to 2013 Round 1 medical renewals to the Board.
 
Pending further data-gathering by its consultant, Mercer, no action was taken on this item.
 
 
14:04
 
 
32:56
 
 
 
 
RETURN FROM BRIEF RECESS
 
01:38:35
3.
Request for Information (RFI) (info/action: Bdatt.3)
Deputy Administrator Loretz reported on PEBB’s 2004 RFI summary to the Board, requesting a Board decision on whether PEBB should release an RFI in the fall for the 2014 plan year.
 
ACTION: This item was tabled pending PEBB staff’s development of a work plan.
 
 
01:38:44
 
 
 
 
02:05:31
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
The Board received written public comment from Ullyssa Althaus; however, there was no oral public comment.
 
 
02:06:35
4.
Mercer Employee Survey (info/discuss: Bdatt. 4)
Mikel Gray, Mercer, presented Mercer’s most recent Employee Survey and trend rates to the Board.
 
 
02:06:55
 
ADJOURN
02:45:58