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Health Benefits Exchange Workgroup Meeting 11-15-2010

2010-11-15, 9:00am to 12:00pm, 630 Davis Dr., Suite 100 Morrisville, NC 27560

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This event is related to the Health Reform: Health Benefits Exchange and Insurance Oversight Workgroup Task Force.

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    9:00-9:10 Welcome and Introductions
    Louis Belo Chief Deputy Commissioner
    North Carolina Department of Insurance
    Co-Chair

    Allen Feezor
    North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
    Co-Chair

    9:10-9:30 Discussion of Roles and Responsibilities of Health Benefit Exchange, Governance Structure
    Pam Silberman, JD, DrPH
    President & CEO
    North Carolina Institute of Medicine

    9:30-10:00 Start-Up Responsibilities: Inclusive Health Case Study
    Michael Keough
    Executive Director
    Inclusive Health

    Legislation Establishing Risk Pool Handout

    Conflict of Interest Statement

    10:00-10:30 What the Research Shows about Consumer Priorities in Choosing Health Plans, Ways to Ensure Meaningful Choice
    Jonas Swartz (on behalf of Kathleen Moran, Amy Poe, John Yeatts)
    Students in HPM 456
    Gillings School of Global Public Health
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    10:30-11:45 Discussion of HBE Design Options
    • Legal Structure: If the state should implement a HBE, what form
    of governance structure (government, quasi-government, non-profit)?
    • If public or quasi-public, does the entity need exceptions to regular state personnel, procurement, contracting, open meetings, or open records laws? If non-profit, how do we ensure public oversight and accountability?
    • Board composition: What expertise is needed? How do we ensure we get the appropriate expertise? What about potential conflicts of interest?

    11:45-12:00 Public comment period

    Presentations and Handouts