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Board Meeting - Feb. 24, 2011
 
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
 
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Thurs., Feb. 24, 2011; 11:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon
                                                                                                                                                                                                             FINAL
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 (by phone)
Rocky King, Vice Chair (by phone)
Rep. Tina Kotek (by phone)
Nora Leibowitz (by phone)
Diane Lovell (by phone)
Paul McKenna
Fariborz Pakseresht (by phone)
Jeanene Smith (by phone)
PEBB Staff
Joan Kapowich
Kathy Loretz
Ingrid Norberg
Chérie Taylor
Guests
Dennis Thompson, Statesman Journal
 
Consultants
Mikel Gray, Mercer (by phone)
 
Agenda
VIDEO STREAM: 00:00/31:49
1.
Welcome and Call to Order (info)
Chair Peppers welcomed members and attendees.
 
 
00:03
 
Overview of Meeting and Updates (info)
Administrator Joan Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting agenda.
 
 
00:38
2.
Plan Design Options for the 2011 Plan Year (info/actionBdattach.1 and
Bdattach.3 (from 20110215 Board  meeting) )
Administrator Joan Kapowich reviewed potential plan design changes for the 2011 plan year for the Board.
 
Action: Diane Lovell moved to authorize 2011 plan year design changes to PEBB Statewide and Providence Choice plans, effective April 1, 2011; specifically:
 
  • A $100 emergency room copay
  • Rural subsidy discontinuance
  • Limit of 60 visits annually for alternative care
  • A $500 bariatric surgery copay
  • A $500 value based design additional cost tier copay
  • 50% crown benefit (ODS dental plans)
 
Paul McKenna carried the motion and by roll call vote, the motion passed unanimously.
 
Ingrid Norberg, Communications Director, explained PEBB’s communication plan for members about the plan year design changes to the Board.
 
 
 
00:38
 
 
09:04
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14:46
 
16:27
3.
Public Comment
No written public comment was submitted.
 
 
 
 
Adjourn
 
31:43