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Aug. 26, 2011
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
 
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Fri., Aug. 26, 2011; 12:30-4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                         APPROVED20111018
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
Chérie Taylor
 
Guests
Linda Ames, LFO
Hillary Booth, OHA
Linda Burgin, SEIU 503
Jessica Dalziel, OSU
Karen Garrison, PSU
Kery Gilbert, PSU
Jennifer Gossett, OSU
C. M. Hall, WOU
Kristie Hernandez, DHS*SSP
Sally Kallianis, Willamette Dental
Kendra Kearney, DHS
Barbara Kellogg, SEIU
Heather Mercer, WOU
Tara Moore, DOJ*DCS
Sonya Olsen-Hasek
Cindi Peterson, UO
Cynthia Platonov, ODS
Jean Poling, Kaiser
John Powell, Regence
Cassandra Sims, DHS
Lucas Teres
Rachele Teresi, DHS
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Denise Yunker, OUS
 
Consultants
Mikel Gray, Mercer
 
 

 
 
Agenda
VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/03:59:17
1.
Welcome/Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdatt.1)
Chair Peppers, after welcoming members and attendees, called for a motion to approve the Board’s July 19th meeting minutes.
 
ACTION: Peter Callero moved to approve the minutes. Diane Lovell carried the motion, which the Board passed unanimously.
 
 
00:01
 
 
 
01:14
 
Overview of Meeting and Updates
Administrator Joan Kapowich provided an overview of the meeting agenda and updated the Board on topical activities.
 
 
01:23
 
Public Comment
Oral public comment was heard from the following:
  • Rachele Teresi
  • Jennifer Gossett
  • C. M. Hall
  • Kendra Kearney
  • Shamus Cooke
  • Cassandra Sims
  • Linda Burgin
  • Kristie Hernandez
  • Audience member (speaking from the floor)
  • Rick Pittman
  • Hillary Booth
  • Sonja Olsen-Hasek
 
Written public comment, which was distributed to Board members with this meeting’s handout packets, was submitted by the following:
 
  • Elliott E. Meyerding, MD
  • Ann H. Hering
  • The Oregon Clinic (Drs. Jason Glister, Kim Swartz, Richard Jamison, John Zelke and Lauren Soot)
  • Mark Deatherage, MD
  • Timothy Liem, MD
  • Clara Rodda-Bullington
  • Robert Swangard, MD
  • Marilyn A. Mohler
  • Rosanne Scott
  • Various DHS employees (via petition)
 
 
 
07:45
09:51
15:52
23:58
29:38
31:51
33:24
38:07
46:06
53:55
54:59
01:00:47
01:05:15
 
Continued after short recess to feed parking meters …
01:22:30
2.
Health Engagement Plan (info/discussion: Bdatt. 2)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, gave an update on the 2012 health engagement model program to the Board.
 
ACTION: Paul McKenna moved to decrease the monthly health engagement model surcharge from $30/$45 to $20/$35 for employees/employees and spouse or domestic partner. Diane Lovell carried the motion, which the Board passed unanimously.
 
 
01:23:30
 
 
 
 
 
02:21:47
 
 
Public Comment Questions (submitted by Jennifer Gossett)
02:22:40
3.
Part-Time Plan Design Update (info/action: Bdatt.3)
Administrator Kapowich discussed the 2012 part-time plan design.
 
ACTION: Rocky King moved to maintain a 20% differential (equivalent Scenario A changes for part-time employees) between full-time and part-time plans. Diane Lovell carried the motion, which the Board passed, with four members voting for and two members voting against.
 
 
02:25:07
 
 
 
 
02:58:05
4.
Premiums and Premium Equivalents (info/action: Bdatts.4/5)
Mikel Gray, Mercer, presented final 2012 composite, premium and premium equivalents (Bdatt.4) to the Board. Wendy Edwards, Director of Operations, reviewed the 2012 Medical Renewal Summary (Bdatt.5) for the Board.
 
ACTION: Rocky King moved to approve, subject to staff clarification that previous Board decisions are accurately reflected therein, Kaiser HMO plan part- and full-time rates, Kaiser Deductible part- and full-time plan design and rates, Providence State-wide, and Choice, part- and full-time rates. Fariborz Pakseresht carried the motion, which the Board passed unanimously.
 
 
03:00:12
 
03:15:13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
03:31:25
5.
Dependent Eligibility Verification Report (info/discussion: Bdatt.6)
Wendy Edwards, Director of Operations, presented final results of the Board’s Dependent Eligibility Verification project, which ended July 29, 2011.
 
03:35:31
 
Adjourn
03:59:17