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March 23, 2011
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Wed., March 23, 2011; 3:30.-5:00 p.m.
                                                                                                         APPROVED - 20110419
NOTE:  Time codes for the video stream (xx:xx:xx) are provided at the beginning of each section.
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              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
Randy Cline, Willamette Dental
Sandi Durham, PEBB member
Brad Garrigues, Providence
Gordon Hoberg, ODS
Megan Myrick, Willamette Dental
Cynthia Platonov, ODS
Jean Poling, Kaiser
Rebecca Robinson, The Lund Report
Cash Singleton, Providence
Dennis Thompson, Statesman Journal
Mikel Gray, Mercer (by phone)

VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/01:47:10
Welcome and Call to Order
Chair Peppers welcomed members and attendees, calling the meeting to order.
Overview of Meeting and Updates (info)
Administrator Joan Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting agenda and updated the Board on topical activities.
Dependent Eligibility Verification (DEV) (info/discussion: Bdattach.1)
Wendy Edwards, Director of Operations, updated the Board on the DEV project.
Stabilization Fund Update [info/discussion: Opsattach.1 (from 3/23/11 Operations Subcommittee meeting convened immediately prior to this meeting)]
Wendy Edwards, Director of Operations, and Mikel Gray, Mercer, reviewed 2011-13 stabilization fund balances and presented variance scenarios based on different rates and funding to the Board.
Plan Design Change Options (info/action: Bdattach.2)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, led a Board discussion of possible 2012 plan design changes, including development of a list of additional information the Board needs to make the 2012 plan design changes by April 19, 2011.
ACTION: The Board reached consensus on which scenarios to use for basing plan design changes on: scenarios 2, 3 and 5.
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to get halfway to reserve midpoint by 2013 and, in 2015, closing the gap’s other half by year’s end by starting with reserve balance at year-end 2011. Paul McKenna carried the motion, which passed 4 for and 2 against (Rocky King and Jeanene Smith).
ACTION: Rocky King motioned to move ahead with the Health Engagement model for the 2012 plan year, which Diane Lovell carried. The motion passed unanimously.
ACTION: The Board attempted to reach consensus to add all value-based items as its first priority, but objections were raised regarding pharmacy items.
ACTION: Rocky King moved, for modeling purposes, to include all value-based items on Bdattach.2 to start closing gap. Diane Lovell seconded, which passed unanimously.
ACTION: The Board reached consensus on next steps by asking staff to gather information to assist them in getting to the worst case scenario for year 2.
Written Public Comment/Adjourn
No written public comment was submitted.