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Board Meeting Minutes
July 20, 2010
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., July 20, 2010; 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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. Topics may be heard out of agenda order.
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Board Members Present
Rich Peppers, Chair
Peter Callero
Rocky King
Rep. Tina Kotek
Diane Lovell
Paul McKenna
Fariborz Pakseresht
Jeanene Smith
Barney Speight (absent)
PEBB Staff Present
Bobbie Barott
Wendy Edwards
Chelsea Hollingsworth
Joan Kapowich
Kathy Loretz
Ingrid Norberg
Margaret Smith-Isa
Chérie Taylor
Guests Present
Darren Coffman, OHPR
Cash Singleton-Davis, Providence
Sharron Fuchs, Concerned Citizen
Gordon Hoberg, ODS
Shelia Jameson, Providence
Laurel Klaus, Regence BCBS
Zue Matchett, PERS
Megan Myrick, Willamette Dental
Cindi Peterson, UO
Jean Poling, Kaiser
Ernie Pressman, UO
David Scearce, The Standard
Diane M. Skutack, BHS
Dana Tierney, Regence BCBS
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Denise Yunker, OUS
Consultants Present
Ralph Trieselmann, Mercer (via telephone)
Mikel Gray, Mercer (via telephone)
[VIDEO STREAM: Screen 1]
Welcome and Approval of Minutes
Overview of Meeting and Updates
Operations Subcommittee Update
GASB Update
Samaritan Audit
Public Comment
[VIDEO STREAM: Screen 2]
Essential Benefit Package
Health Value Community® Marion/Polk Counties
2012 Plan Design
[VIDEO STREAM: 00:00/01:24:28)]
Welcome and Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdattachs.1/1A/1B/1C)
Chair Peppers welcomed members and attendees, then called for a motion to approve minutes from the Board’s June 8, 15, 23 and 29, 2010 meetings.
Action: Diane Lovell moved to approve the minutes. The motion was carried by Rocky King and the Board unanimously approved its June meeting minutes.
Overview of Meeting and Updates (info)
Administrator Joan Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting agenda and updated the Board on recent topical activities.
Operations Subcommittee Update (info/discussion: Bdattach.2)
Subcommittee Chair Paul McKenna updated the Board on the Subcommittee’s July 13, 2010 meeting.
GASB Update (info/discussion: Bdattach.3)
Wendy Edwards, Director of Operations, guided the Board through PEBB’s final GASB Report, which Mercer developed for PEBB.
Public Comment
Oral public comment regarding high-risk out-of-hospital births was given by Sharron Fuchs.
Samaritan Audit (info/discussion: Bdattach.4)
Ralph Trieselmann, Mercer, led the Board through Mercer’s draft audit of Samaritan’s claims run out.
[VIDEO STREAM: 00:00/03:04:21)]
2012 Plan Design (info/discussion: Bdattachs.7A/7B/7C)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, lead the Board through 2012 Plan Design Options, including cost drivers, retiree options and rural subsidization.
NOTE: Agenda items (Bdattachs.7A and 7B) were heard out of order due to timing constraints. Bdattach.7C was heard per agenda order.
Essential Benefit Package (info/discussion: Bdattachs.5/5A)
Jeanene Smith, MD, Board Member, and Darren Coffman, Oregon Health Policy Research, shared information regarding the Oregon Health Fund Board Benefits Committee’s essential benefits package recommendations.
Health Value Community®: Marion-Polk Counties Demonstration (info/discussion: Bdattach.6)
Mr. Steve Franey presented a proposal for a chronic disease pilot project in Marion and Polk Counties.
2012 Plan Design (info/discussion: Bdattachs.7A/7B/7C)
Kathy Loretz, Deputy Administrator, lead the Board through rural subsidization.
NOTE: Agenda items (Bdattachs.7A and 7B) were heard earlier due to timing constraints.