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July 19, 2011
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., July 19, 2011; 12:30-4:00 p.m.
APPROVED - 20110826
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
Wendy Edwards
Joan Kapowich
Kathy Loretz
Ingrid Norberg
Chérie Taylor
MaryAnn Almeida, Rep. Kotek’s offices
Jessica Dalziel, OSU
Brad Garrigues, Providence
Kerry Gilbeth, PSU
Megan Myrick, Willamette Dental
Cindi Peterson, UO
Cynthia Platonov, ODS
Jean Poling, Kaiser
Karma Sawyer, BHS
Cash Singleton, Providence
Diane Skutack, BHS
Dana Tierney, Regence
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Denise Yunker, OUS
Andrea Zottola, Providence Medical Group
Mikel Gray, Mercer (by phone)

VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/01:53:17
Welcome/Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdatt.1)
Chair Peppers, after welcoming members and attendees, called for a motion to approve the Board’s June 21st meeting minutes.
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to approve the minutes. Vice Chair King carried the motion, which the Board passed unanimously.
Overview of Meeting and Updates
Administrator Joan Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting agenda and updated the Board on topical activities.
Operations Subcommittee Report (info/discussion)
Subcommittee Chair Paul McKenna discussed the Subcommittee’s July 11, 2011 meeting outcomes with the full Board.
Health Improvement Fund Update (info/discussion: Bdatt.2)
Administrator Kapowich discussed the current status of Providence’s Health Improvement Fund.
ACTION: Peter Callero moved to approve Staff’s first three recommended Health Improvement Fund expenditures, the fourth being already completed (HB 2009). The motion was carried by Vice Chair King which the Board unanimously passed.
HEM Update (info/discussion: Bdatt.3)
Administrator Kapowich discussed the HEM Subcommittee’s recommendations with the full Board.
ACTION: Vice Chair King moved to adopt Staff recommendations, approving HEM’s implementation, effective Jan. 1, 2012, including an undetermined surcharge assessment. Staff would also relay additional plan specifics to the Board, including member communications and an appeal process before Sept. 1, 2012. Diane Lovell carried the motion, which was passed unanimously.
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to adopt Scenario A plan design. Fariborz Pakseresht carried the unanimously passed motion.
Public Comment
Written public comment was submitted by Nathan Thomas and distributed to the Board in their meeting packets.