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California Health Benefit Exchange
Board Meeting Agenda

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

April 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Open session in estimated to start at 11:15 PM.
Reception to appreciate outgoing Board members and welcome new Board members will immediately follow Agenda Item VI.

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



 Call To Order, Roll Call and WelcomeDiscussion
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)


 Introduction of New Board Members

 Approval of Board Meeting MinutesAction
 Executive Director's Report

A. Announcement of Closed Session Actions

B. Executive Director's Update

C. Quality Rating System and Essential Community Provider Update
VI. Covered California Policy and Action Items

A. Proposed 2016 Revenue Assessment

B. Proposed Navigator Program Changes for 2015/16

C. Covered California Regulations
i. Certified Application Counselors Emergency Adoption
ii. 2016 Standard Benefit Design Emergency Readoption Including finalizing Specialty Drug Benefit
iii. Individual Eligibility and Enrollment 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) 230-1093

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 # 
Assistance is available throughout the teleconference meeting.  To request a Specialist: Press * 0

Each person will be limited to two minutes per agenda item.

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If you would like to submit comments to the board, please send them to [email protected]

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