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February 15, 2011
 
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., Feb. 15, 2011; 10:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
                                                                                                                          APPROVED - 20110315
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
Rich Peppers, PEBB Chair
Peter Callero
Rocky King
Nora Leibowitz
Diane Lovell
Paul McKenna
Fariborz Pakseresht
Jeanene Smith
 
PEBB Staff
Joan Kapowich
Kathy Loretz
 
Chelsea Hollingsworth
 
Guests
Brad Garrigues, Providence
Dr. Bruce Goldberg, OHA
Donna Hastings, OHA-Public Health
John A. Kitzhaber, M.D., Governor
Megan Myrick, Willamette Dental
Cindi Peterson, OUS/UO
Cynthia Platonov, ODS
Jean Poling, Kaiser
Ernie Pressman, UO
Cara Railsback, OHA-Public Health
 
Laura Saddler, OHA-Public Health
Karma Sawyer, BHS
David Scearce, The Standard
Diana Skutack, BHS
Dennis Thompson, Statesman Journal
Dana Tierney, Regence
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Denise Yunker, OUS
Cheryl Zehrfeld, BHS
Andrea Zottola, Providence
Consultants
Kari Johnson, Mercer
Mikel Gray, Mercer (by phone) 
 
Agenda
VIDEO STREAMS: 00:00:00/1) 01:54:46; 2) 02:22:10
1.
Welcome and Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdattach.1
Chair Peppers welcomed members and attendees.
 
Action: Responsive to a request from Chair Peppers, Peter Callero moved to approve the Board’s Jan. 18, 2011 minutes. Paul McKenna carried the motion, which the Board passed unanimously. 
 
00:03
 
 
 
00:41
 
Overview of Meeting and Updates (info)
Administrator Joan Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting agenda and updated the Board on topical activities.
 
00:47
 
2.
Election of Board Chair (info/action)
Chair Peppers requested nominations from Board members for a new Vice Chair.
 
Action: Fariborz Pakseresht nominated Rocky King for the PEBB Vice Chairperson position. Because there were no further nominations, secret ballots were unnecessary and Mr. King’s nomination was carried unanimously.
 
04:57
 
 
05:56
 
3.
Patient Centered Primary Care Medical Home (info/discussion)
Denise Honzel, Oregon Health Leadership Council, and Dr. Pranav Kothari, Renaissance Health, updated the Board on the Leadership Council’s medical home pilot. 
 
 
06:48
4.
Renewal Letters (info/discussion: Bdattachs.2/2A)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, and Mikel Gray, Mercer, updated the Board on carrier responses to first round dental, vision and medical renewal letters.
 
Guests John A. Kitzhaber, MD, Governor, and Dr. Bruce Goldberg offered comments about the tremendous challenge of maintaining health benefits for employees in the face of increasingly limited resources.
 
Joan Kapowich completed her update to the Board on carrier responses to vendor renewal letters. 
 
56:55
 
 
 
01:13:32
 
 
 
 
01:44:45
5.
Plan Design Options (info/discussion: Bdattach.3)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, and Mikel Gray, Mercer, shared carrier responses to first round renewal letters for the Board.
 
Continued  
 
00:18
 
 
 
53:37
6.
Public Comment
No public comment was submitted. 
 
7.
Living Well (info/discussion: Bdattachs.4/4A/4B)
Laura C. Saddler, OHA-Oregon Public Health Division, shared information about the Living Well program with the Board. Some PEBB members are enrolled in this chronic disease self-management program. 
 
09:08
8.
HSA/CDHP Update (info/discussion: Bdattach.5)
Mikel Gray, Mercer, updated the Board on Health Savings Accounts and Consumer Driven Health Plans. 
 
34:01
9.
Health Systems Transformation Team Update (info/discussion)
Diane Lovell, Board member, briefed the Board regarding the progress of the Oregon Health Policy Board’s Transformation Team. 
 
 
40:18
 
Adjourn
02:22:07