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HEALTHCARE COST CONTAINMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES
April 7, 2014

Meeting Called to Order by Thomas Woodruff

New Business:

Financials and Dashboard - Milliman presented the monthly dashboard report on financials. It was reported that the claims experience was running slightly better than the market trend which is about 6%. The growth in the retiree population was discussed as it will have an impact on the overall budget for retiree health.

Partnership Update - Staff reported that enrollment in the Partnership Plan remains consistent at about 2500 lives. It was reported that additional quote requests were starting to come for 7/1. Staff will have a booth at the CASBO conference on April 24, 2014.

SIM Update - Tom provided an update on the work being done on the SIM project. The State has begun work on phase 2 of the application. It was noted that the payment and delivery reform phase would be a 3 to 4 year effort.

Open Enrollment Update - Staff reported that 32 open enrollment fairs were scheduled throughout the State of Connecticut at different agency locations. The medical, dental, and pharmacy insurance vendors will be there to provide information about the plans. Care Management Solutions will be at the fairs to answer HEP questions. In addition, at cholesterol screenings will be available at most locations.

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