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Healthcare Cost Containment Committee Meeting Minutes
Monday, September 10, 2012

I. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Dr. Thomas Woodruff.

II. New Business

1.Dashboard: Bill Thompson of Milliman presented a high-level review of costs, claims, expenses, trend analyses, and key service category metrics.  Emergency room utilization was further broken out by clinical category, hospital, and cost versus urgent care and discussed.  Overall, financial projections continue to be in line with budgetary expectations for FY 2013.
2. Financial Analysis: Rae-Ellen Roy presented the budget review as of August 15, 2012, and advised that we are on track to end the year positively as long as 100% of the appropriated funds are allotted.
3. HEP Compliance Update: Olivia Roman provided an update on the recent Health Enhancement Program mail effort and compliance results to date. Discussion ensued concerning next steps for processing remaining non-compliance.
4. $100 Bonus Payout: This item was tabled.     
5. HEP Condition Care RFI (Executive Session): Due to the nature of this item, there are no summary minutes.

III. Old Business

1. Partnership Plan:  Helen Sullivan provided an update on pooling progress.  Community outreach and educational campaigns have proven successful thus far, and new municipal leadership has expressed positive reception to the Plan.  Staff is working on potential fall and January enrollments.

IV. Vox Populi

V. Adjournment

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