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posted on July 15, 2010 10:03

The Health Quality Planning Commission will meet Thursday, July 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pete T. Cenarussa Building, 450 West State St. in Boise. The meeting will be held in the 3rd floor conference room. Details and an agenda are below.

Health Quality Planning Commission


Date: July 22, 2010   Time: 8:00 – 2:00 PM                                                                         Chairman:   Richard Compton

Location: Pete T. Cenarussa Building                                                                                               Vice-Chair:  Dr. Julie Foote

Department of Health and Welfare                                                                                                                                 

450 W. State Street, 3rd floor conference room      

Boise, ID 83720

**NOTE NEW LOCATION ABOVE**                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Commission Members: Senator Richard Compton (Chair); Julie Foote, M.D. (Vice-Chair); Scott Carrell (Idaho Power); David Pate (St. Luke’s); Zelda Geyer-Sylvia (Blue Cross of Idaho); Roger Hefflinger, Pharm. D. (Family Medicine Residency of Idaho); Casey Meza (Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics, Inc./Saint Mary’s Hospital); Joe Morris (Kootenai Medical Center); Rich Rainey (Regence BlueShield of Idaho); Stephen Weeg (Health West);  Dr. Polk (Saint Alphonsus Hospital).

IDHW Staff: Richard Armstrong (Director, Health and Welfare); Michele Turbert, (Division of Medicaid), Tammy Ray, (Division of Medicaid), Rachel Strutton (Division of Medicaid)


Agenda Item



Networking (8:00 – 9:00)

Housekeeping (9:00)

Chair, Senator Compton

Welcome and introduction of first presenter

Health Reform (9:10)

Leslie Clement, Admin.

Idaho Division of Medicaid

Anticipated impact of health reform on Medicaid

Health Reform (9:30)

Steve Mallard, President of Idaho Hospital Assoc.

Anticipated impact of health reform from the perspective of the Idaho Hospital Association

Health Reform (10:00)

Dr. Julie Foote, Vice-Chair

Anticipated impact of health reform on physicians

Health Reform (10:30)

Bill Deal, Director

Idaho Dept. of Insurance

Anticipated impact of health reform from the perspective of Department of Insurance

Meeting Housekeeping continued (11:00)

Chair, Senator Compton

Announcements /Approval of Minutes/Year End Report to the Legislature/Update on Stroke topic

Working Lunch

LaDonna Larson, Exec. Dir.

Idaho Health Data Exchange

Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE)

IHDE continued