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Nov. 29, 2011
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
 
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., Nov. 29, 2011; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                             APPROVED20111213
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
Sen. Betsy Johnson
Sean Kolmer
Tom Jovick
 
Diane Lovell
Paul McKenna
Fariborz Pakseresht
Jeanene Smith
 
PEBB Staff
Joan Kapowich
Kathy Loretz
 
Wendy Edwards
Chérie Taylor
 
Guests
Ken Allen, AFSCME
Randy Cline, Willamette Dental
Greg Clouser, AFSCME
Heather Conroy, SEIU
Kerry Gilbreth, PSU
Gordon Hoberg, ODS
Joe Laria, AFSCME
Megan Myrick, Willamette Dental
Vicki Palmer, PEBB member
Cynthia Platonov, ODS
 
Jean Poling, Kaiser
Ernie Pressman, UO
Michelle Rogelstad, Rep. Kotek’s offices
Jeanine Meyer-Rodriguez, SEIU
David Scearce, The Standard
Cash Singleton, Providence
Dana Tierney, Regence
Deborah Tremblay, OJD
Jim Turpen, AEE
Denise Yunker, OUS
Consultants
Mikel Gray, Mercer
 
 
Agenda
Welcome/Approval of Minutes
Overview of Meeting and Updates
HB 3560 – Healthcare Transformation
Operations Subcommittee Update
Updated Bylaws
Open Enrollment Report
 
Public Comment*
Average Cost (2012 Plan Design)
Health Engagement Model
Providence Maternity and Delivery
Prevention and Funding (Wellness@Work)
BRFSS
 
 
VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/05:52:42
1.
Welcome/Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdatt.1)
Chair Peppers called the meeting to order, welcoming members and attendees. After introducing two new Board members, Messrs. Kolmer and Jovick, he then called for a motion to approve the Board’s minutes from its Oct. 18, 2011 Board meeting.
 
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to approve the minutes. Her motion was carried by Fariborz Pakseresht, which the Board passed unanimously.
 
Overview of Meeting and Updates (info/discuss)
Administrator Kapowich reviewed meeting agenda topics and updated the Board on recent agency activities.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
02:55
 
 
03:00
 
Public Comment*
Public comment was presented by the following individuals, as they appeared before the Board:
  1. Heather Conroy, SEIU
  2. Joe Laria, AFSCME
  3. Ken Allen, AFSCME
 
 
 
 
 
05:47
01:07:12
03:27:02
2.
HB 3560 – Healthcare Transformation (info/discuss: Bdatt.2)
Administrator Kapowich presented the Oregon benefit boards’ draft development/business plan for aligning with Coordinated Care Organizations.
 
 
27:35
 
3.
Operations Subcommittee Update (info/discuss: Bdatts.3/3A)
Director Edwards provided the Board an update on its Operations Subcommittee activities.
 
 
01:11:26
 
 
RECONVENE FOLLOWING BRIEF RECESS
 
 
02:22:07
4.
Updated Bylaws (info/action: Bdatt.4)
Coordinator Smith-Isa reviewed Board bylaws, updated to reflect PEBB’s move from the Department of Administrative Services to the Oregon Health Authority.
 
ACTION: Tom Jovick moved to adopt the bylaws as amended, which was carried by Peter Callero. The Board moved the motion unanimously.
 
 
02:28:46
 
 
02:32:44
5. 
Open Enrollment Report (info/discuss: Bdatt.5)
Director Edwards presented 2011 Open Enrollment data sets to the Board, including inter-plan migration, percentage enrolled through enrollment period, and healthcare and cost containment enrollments.
 
 
02:33:01
6. 
Average Cost (info/discuss: Bdatt.6)
Mikel Gray, Mercer, discussed the average cost to members under the 2012 plan design.
 
 
03:13:58
7. 
Health Engagement Model (Bdatts.7/7A/7B)
Mikel Gray, Mercer, presented additional information to the Board regarding HEM design, including the use of a penalty v. reward system. Administrator Kapowich discussed the communication plan going forward, as well as goals/metrics for the HEM.
 
 
03:45:49
 
04:07:51
8.
Providence Maternity and Delivery (Bdatts.8/8A)
Providence representatives [Director Criswell/Dr. Marvin (Bdatt.8); Director Kurre (Bdatt.8A)] presented information to the Board regarding early birth inductions, C-section rates, baby-friendly hospitals and other information related to pre- and post-natal care of women and babies.
 
 
04:23:29
9. 
Prevention and Funding (info/action: Bdatts.9/9A)
Dr. Katrina Hedberg, State Epidemiologist and Director, ODPE/OPHD, discussed metrics relative to worksite wellness, Oregon’s Wellness@Work and PEBB/OEBB wellness opportunities, as a follow-up to Dr. Mel Kohn’s previous Board presentation.
 
ACTION: No action was taken by the Board; instead, this item will be brought to the Board at its Dec. 13, 2011 meeting.
 
 
05:14:47
 
 
 
 
05:25:44
10. 
BRFSS (info/action: Bdatt.10)
Coordinator Smith-Isa presented a proposal to the Board for the biennial BRFSS behavioral risk survey that would allow PEBB’s participation in the survey including payment of a portion of the survey’s costs.
 
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to authorize allocation of funds to cover 75% of the total of the final survey’s cost, not exceeding $55,200. Sean Kolmer carried the motion, which the Board passed unanimously.
 
 
05:30:30
 
 
 
 
 
05:41:02
 
Adjourn
05:52:40