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March 15, 2011
 
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., March 15, 2011; 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
                                                                                                         APPROVED - 20110419
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, Chair
Peter Callero
Rocky King, Vice Chair
Nora Leibowitz
Diane Lovell
Paul McKenna
Fariborz Pakseresht
Jeanene Smith
 
PEBB Staff
Bobbie Barott
Wendy Edwards
Chelsea Hollingsworth
Joan Kapowich
 
Kathy Loretz
Ingrid Norberg
Chérie Taylor
 
Guests
Jeff Akers, Kaiser
Donna Chastain, OSU
Sandi Durham, PEBB member
Brad Garrigues, Providence
Gordon Hoberg, ODS
Julie Marshall, Cascade Centers
Megan Myrick, Willamette Dental
Jean Poling, Kaiser
 
Ernie Pressman, UO
Cash Singleton, Providence
Diana Skutack, BHS
Dana Tierney, Regence
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Don Wiggins, The Standard
Andrea Zottola, Providence
Consultants
Mikel Gray, Mercer
 
Kari Johnson, Mercer
Agenda
PRE-BREAK VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/01:08:06
1.
Welcome and Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdattachs.1/1A/1B)
Chair Peppers welcomed members and attendees, calling for a motion to approve the Board’s Feb. 15, Feb. 24 and March 1, 2011 meeting minutes.
 
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to approve the minutes. Fariborz Pakseresht carried the motion, which passed unanimously.
 
 
00:01
 
 
 
 
00:47
 
Overview of Meeting and Updates (info)
Administrator Joan Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting agenda and updated the Board on topical activities.
 
 
00:53
2.
AFSCME Illinois HRA Plan (info/discussion)
Administrator Joan Kapowich updated the Board on AFSCME’s Illinois benefit plan.
 
 
04:53
3.
King County HRA Plan (info/discussion)
Mikel Gray, Mercer, debriefed the Board on Washington’s King County HRA benefit plan.
 
42:46
4.
Health Care Transformation Update (info/discussion)
Diane Lovell, Board member and OHA Health System Transformation Team member, brought the Board current on committee actions to-date.
 
 
59:26
5.
Renewal Timeline (info/discussion: Bdattachs.2/2A)
Kathy Loretz, Deputy Administrator, presented a detailed 2011 timeline to the Board.
 
 
01:04:30
 
Public Comment
No public comment was submitted.
 
 
01:07:43
POST-BREAK VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/02:54:57
6.
Operations Subcommittee Reports (info/discussion)
Paul McKenna, Operations Subcommittee Chair, reported on items discussed at the Subcommittee’s March 14th meeting.
 
 
00:10
7.
Preliminary Trend (info/discussion)
Mikel Gray, Mercer, presented PEBB’s preliminary trend to the Board for discussion, responsive to Gov. Kitzhaber and Dr. Goldberg’s Request No. 1.
 
 
08:09
8.
Renewal Letter Responses (info/discussion: Bdattachs.4/4A)
Kari Johnson, Mercer, discussed Round Two dental, vision and optional benefit renewals with the Board.
 
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to accept recommended implementation of The Standard’s STD plan design change, effective May 1, 2011, with funding from the Premium Deposit Account. Rocky King carried the motion which the Board unanimously passed.
 
Rocky King moved to accept all other recommendations (BHS, Unum and ASIFlex) as presented. Paul McKenna seconded the motion. Mr. King amended his motion, including The Standard’s renewal proposal, which was also carried by Mr. McKenna. The Board passed the amended motion unanimously.
 
Mikel Gray, Mercer, discussed PEBB’s Round Two medical renewals with the Board.
 
ACTION: Peter Callero moved to accept staff’s recommendation as presented for Providence, that of changing out-of-network urgent care to match in-network to ameliorate current design’s encouragement of ER usage. Diane Lovell carried the motion. Upon discussion, Paul McKenna moved to table the motion pending further data development by staff. Peter Callero seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
 
 
19:39
 
 
 
 
 
01:03:22
 
01:04:13
 
01:04:40
01:04:54
 
 
01:16:14
 
 
01:54:01
 
 
01:57:46
 
01:58:00
9.
Gov. Kitzhaber/Dr. Goldberg Request No. 2 (info/discussion:
Bdattach.5)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, presented the prioritized list of potential PEBB health plans benefit changes to the Board.
 
 
 
02:00:49
 
 
10.
EAP Annual Report (info/discussion: Bdattachs.6/6A)
Julie Marshall, Cascade Centers, presented the Centers’ Annual Report to the Board.
 
 
02:38:44
 
Adjourn
02:54:57