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Board Meeting Minutes
July 27, 2010
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., July 27, 2010; 1:00 – 3:00 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
Diane Lovell
Paul McKenna
Fariborz Pakseresht
Jeanene Smith (absent)
Barney Speight
PEBB Staff Present
Bobbie Barott
Chelsea Hollingsworth
Joan Kapowich
Kathy Loretz
Ingrid Norberg
Margaret Smith-Isa
Chérie Taylor
Guests Present
Cash Singleton-Davis, Providence
Kristina Herron, Providence
Zue Matchett, PERS
Megan Myrick, Willamette Dental
Cynthia Platonov
Jean Poling, Kaiser
Dana Tierney, Regence BCBS
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Denise Yunker, OUS
Andrea Zottola, Providence
Consultants Present
Hans Leitzinger, Mercer (via telephone)
Welcome/Meeting Overview/Updates
OEBB Update
Purchasing Guidelines
2012 Plan Design
Public Comment

[VIDEO STREAM: 00:00/01:35:25)]
Welcome/Meeting Overview/Updates (info/action: Bdattachs.1/1A/1B/1C)
Chair Peppers welcomed members and attendees.
Overview of Meeting and Updates (info)
Administrator Joan Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting agenda and updated the Board on recent topical activities and data gathering being done at the Board’s request.
OEBB Update (info/discussion)
Administrator Joan Kapowich relayed outcomes of recent OEBB discussions on its purchasing guidelines, which OEBB approved Jan. 14, 2010.
Purchasing Guidelines (info/discussion: Bdattach.1)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, led the Board through discussion of OEBB’s Purchasing Guideline and how it might apply to PEBB’s vision statement.
NOTE: Agenda items 2. and 3. were heard concurrently for ease of discussion.
2012 Plan Design (info/discussion: Bdattach.2)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, updated the Board and asked for direction from the Board regarding retirees, rural subsidy, evidence-based elements and any other information the Board wants staff to work on.
Kathy Loretz, Deputy Administrator, presented a benefit comparison to the Board, illustrating differences between an essential benefits package, and PEBB’s current State-Wide Plan (without and with a $500 co-pay).
Public Comment
Oral public comment was not accepted at this meeting. The Board accepted written public comment; however, none was submitted.