REVISED AGENDA

Health Reform Task Force

Utah Legislature


Thursday, November 21, 2013 • 8:00 a.m. • Room 30 House Building





Approximate

Time Frame


8:00 1. Task Force Business

Call to order

Approval of the minutes of the October 17, 2013, meeting



8:05 2. Federal Health Insurance MarketplaceRoll-out Update

The task force will be briefed by a panel of participants on the operation of the federal Health Insurance Marketplace launched in Utah on October 1.


Exchange navigators

Certified application counselors

Insurance producers

Insurers

Department of Workforce Services

Utah Insurance Department

Task force discussion/action



8:50 3. Avenue H SHOPRoll-out Update

The task force will be briefed on the state’s operation of Avenue H as an Affordable Care Act compliant Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP).


Avenue H

Task force discussion/action



9:20 4. Utah Insurance Market

The task force will be briefed on the use of early renewal, short-term contracts, and stop-loss arrangements in the small and large employer health insurance markets.

Utah Insurance Department

Task force discussion/action



9:30 5. High-risk Pools

The task force will be updated on the transition of HIPUtah and Federal HIPUtah enrollees to other health insurance coverage.

Ms. Tomi Ossana, HIPUtah

Task force discussion/action

9:35 6. Charity Care Team

The task force will be briefed on the work of the Charity Care Team


Ms. Pamela Atkinson, Cochair, Charity Care Team

Mr. Stan Rasmussen, Cochair, Charity Care Team

Task force discussion/action



9:55 7. Mental and Behavioral Health Team

The task force will receive a report on the work of the Mental and Behavioral Health Team and consider any recommendations it may have.


Rep. Dean Sanpei, Chair, Mental and Behavioral Health Team

Task force discussion/action



10:45 8. Optional Medicaid Expansion

The task force will consider whether the state should expand Medicaid eligibility in response to the federal Affordable Care Act.


Task force discussion/action



11:10 9. Federal Regulations Update

The task force will be briefed on recent Affordable Care Act regulations and implementation guidance.


Ms. Cathy Dupont, Associate General Counsel

Task force discussion/action



11:30 10. Legislation for the 2014 General Session

The task force will consider draft legislation related to health reform prepared for the 2014 General Session of the Legislature.

Ms. Cathy Dupont, Associate General Counsel

Public comment

Task force discussion/action



11:45 11. Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations


Rep. Michael S. Kennedy


12:00 12. Tour by Salt Lake County Behavioral Health

The task force will visit Salt Lake County Behavioral Health providers according to the schedule below. The public is welcome to attend. The tour will proceed as follows:


12:00 p.m. Leave state capitol: Meet at the west entrance of the House Building, where transportation for the entire tour will be provided for members of the task force and other invited guests.


12:15 p.m. Volunteers of America: Social detoxification; light lunch provided

252 W. Brooklyn Ave. (1050 S.), Salt Lake City, UT


1:00 p.m. First Step House: Male residential treatment center

411 N. Grant Street (750 W.), Salt Lake City, UT


1:45 p.m. House of Hope: Mothers and children treatment

667 E. South Temple (northwest corner of I Street and South Temple), Salt Lake City, UT


2:30 p.m. Odyssey House/Martindale Clinic: Integrated care model; refreshments provided

344 E. 100 S., Salt Lake City, UT


3:15 p.m. Arrive at state capitol: Tour/public meeting ends