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California Health Benefit Exchange
Board Meeting Agenda

Covered California Tahoe Auditorium
1601 Exposition Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95815

March 5, 2015
10:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Open session in estimated to start at 12:00 PM.

Webcast and phone participation options are available for this meeting. See the Meeting Information section below.



 Call To Order, Roll Call and Welcome Discussion
II. Closed Session  
A. Consideration of Contract Matters per Government Code Section 100500(j)
B. Consideration of Personnel Issues per Government Code Sections 11126(a) and 100500(j)

C. Consideration of Pending Litigation Matters per Government Code Sections 100500(j), 11126(e)(1), and 11126.3(d)
 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Action
IV.  Executive Director's Report  
A. Announcement of Closed Session Actions
B. Executive Director's Update

C. Legislative Update
V.  Covered California Policy and Action Items  
A. 2014-15 Covered California Potential Budget Adjustment
B. 2015-16 Covered California Budget Planning
C. Enrollment Assistance Policy Considerations
D. Enrollment Assistance Regulations Permanent Adoption
E. Plan-Based Enrollment Regulations Permanent Adoption
F. Medi-Cal Managed Care Regulations Emergency Adoption
G. SHOP Eligibility and Enrollment Regulations Permanent Adoption and Emergency Readoption
H. SHOP Appeals Regulations Permanent Adoption
I. 2016 Dental Recertification and 2015-16 SHOP Plans Regulations Emergency Adoption
J. 2016 Standard Benefit Design Emergency Readoption
K. Individual Eligibility and Enrollment Regulations Emergency Readoption


The order in which agenda items are considered may be subject to change.  Public comment is taken on each agenda item. 

For in person comments:  Prior to making your comments, please state your name for the record and identify any group or organization you represent. 

The call-in number for teleconference comments is:  (800) 288-8967

Please wait until the operator has introduced you before you make your comments. 

To request to make a comment during the public comment period, press * 1; you will hear a tone indicating you are in the queue for comment. 
If you change your mind and do not want to make a comment, press # 
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Each person will be limited to two minutes per agenda item.

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