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Jan. 17, 2012
DAS General Services Building
1225 Ferry St SE, Ste B, Salem
 
PEBB Public Meeting Minutes
Tues., Jan. 17, 2012; 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
 
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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.
 
Click here to download the meeting agenda and handouts.
Click here to view the pre-break meeting video.
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PEBB Board Members
Rich Peppers, PEBB Chair
Peter Callero
Sen. Betsy Johnson (ex officio, nonvoting)
Sean Kolmer, Vice Chair
Tom Jovick
 
Diane Lovell
Paul McKenna
Fariborz Pakseresht
Jeanene Smith
 
PEBB Staff
Joan Kapowich
Ingrid Norberg
 
Kathy Loretz
Guests
Darcy Engle, Willamette Dental
Vicki Palmer, SEIU503 member
Cindi Peterson, UO
Cynthia Platonov, ODS
Jean Poling, Kaiser
Kitty Powell, Providence
 
David Scearce, The Standard
Janie Sewell, The CHP Group
Cash Singleton, Providence
Diane Skutack, BHS
Dana Tierney, Regence
Deb Tremblay, OJD
Consultants
Mikel Gray, Mercer (by phone)
 
 
Agenda
Pre-Break Video
Welcome/Approval of Minutes
Overview of Meeting and Updates
Providence HEDIS Report
Kaiser HEDIS Report
Operations Update
Public Comment
2011 Open Enrollment Report
 
Post-Break Video
Workplace Wellness
Joint Labor-Management Committee HEM             Recommendations
Renewal Process
CCO & RFP Discussion
Election of Officers
 

 
PRE-BREAK VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/01:25:03
1.
Welcome/Approval of Minutes (info/action: Bdatt.1)
Chair Peppers called the meeting to order, welcoming members and attendees. He then called for a motion to approve the Board’s minutes from its Dec. 13, 2011 Board meeting.
 
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to approve the minutes. Her motion was carried by Tom Jovick, which the Board unanimously passed.
 
Overview of Meeting and Updates (info/discuss)
Administrator Kapowich reviewed meeting agenda topics and updated the Board on recent agency activities.
 
Deputy Administrator Loretz provided a brief update to the Board on PEBB/OHA HEM communications.
 
 
00:01
 
 
 
 
00:06
 
 
02:00
 
 
09:00
2.
Providence HEDIS Report (info/discuss: Bdatt.2)
Dr. Robert Gluckman and Directors Abate and Bragg, Providence Health Plans, presented 2010 HEDIS results for PEBB’s Statewide and Providence Choice Plans, data which reflected carrier commitment to providing quality health care programs and how it tracks its providers’ compliance to these measures.
 
 
12:19
3.
Kaiser HEDIS Report (info/discuss: Bdatt.3)
Dr. Tom Syltebo, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, presented 2010 HEDIS results for PEBB’s Kaiser HMO Plan, data which reflected carrier commitment to providing quality health care programs and how it tracks its providers’ compliance to these measures.
 
 
54:50
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
No public comment was submitted to the Board.
 
 
01:24:36
POST-BREAK VIDEO STREAM: 00:00:00/03:04:22
4.
Operations Update (info/discuss: Bdatts.4/4A/4B)
Kathy Loretz, Deputy Director, provided the Board with an overview of PEBB’s current staffing level and staff assignments.
 
 
00:07
5.
2011 Open Enrollment Report (info/discuss: Bdatt.5)
Joan Kapowich, Administrator, reviewed updated 2012 Open Enrollment data with the Board.
 
 
18:48
6.
Workplace Wellness (info/action: Bdatt.6)
Dr. Katrina Hedberg, State Epidemiologist and Director, ODPE/OPHD, presented additional information regarding Public Health’s proposal to continue its promotion of workplace wellness initiatives.
 
ACTION: Tom Jovick moved to approve up to $165,000 from PEBB’s Providence Health Improvement Fund for one year for funding workplace wellness. Diane Lovell carried the motion which Jeanene Smith amended to include quarterly reporting, initial ROI and ongoing ROI monitoring on a quarterly basis. The Board passed the amended motion unanimously.
 
 
24:46
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
57:13
 
7.
Joint Labor-Management Committee HEM Recommendations (info/discuss: Bdatt.7)
Administrator Kapowich led the Board in a discussion of recommendations submitted by the HEM Joint Labor-Management Committee.
 
ACTION: Diane Lovell moved to schedule a special Board meeting focused exclusively on the HEM program recommendations and any other alternatives Board members can develop. Peter Callero seconded the motion; however a procedural issue was raised by Sen. Johnson; specifically, that this agenda item was for discussion only. Chair Peppers then moved the motion made as a consensual action item, barring Board member objections. There being none, the motion made/seconded will be move forward as planned.
 
 
 
57:27
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
01:52:12
 
RETURN FROM BRIEF RECESS
(NOTE: Remaining agenda items were heard out of order.)
 
02:04:19
10.
Election of Officers (info/action: Bdatt.10)
Chair Peppers led the Board in a review of its bylaws regarding officer elections. The Board then elected a Vice Chair for a four-year term.
 
ACTION: Peter Callero nominated Diane Lovell for the Vice Chair. Paul McKenna carried the motion and the Board passed it unanimously.
 
 
02:11:33
 
 
 
02:13:50
9.
CCO & RFP Discussion (info/discuss: Bdatts.9/9A/9B/9C/9D/9F/9E)
Administrator Kapowich reviewed CCO documents from the Board’s Dec. 13, 2012, meeting and led discussion of PEBB’s 2014 RFP timeline and process.
 
 
02:14:05
8.
Renewal Process (info/discuss: Bdatt.8)
Administrator Kapowich reviewed the process, timelines, and action items PEBB is including in its first renewal letters to its vendors.
 
 
02:36:23
 
 
ADJOURN
03:04:20