Monday, November 21, 2005
Type of Meeting |
Regular Meeting of the Disability Board
Call To Order
Goodman, Hagstrom, Litzow and Pearman
Staff: Elsoe, Holmes Mauldin & Segle
Approval of Minutes:
Moved by Litzow and seconded by Hagstrom to approve the minutes of the May 16, 2005 Regular Meeting as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.
Claims Approved by Secretary:
Moved by Litzow and seconded by Hagstrom to approve the claims paid by the Secretary totaling
Claims Submitted for Board Authorization
Moved by Litzow and seconded by Hagstrom to approve the following claims:
$328.81 - Annual Physical
Motion carried unanimously (Goodman abstained from the vote).
Disability Leave Applications:
Disability Leaves Approved Administratively:
Report on Annual Physical Coverage Limits:
Secretary Segle reported the results of an Annual Physical Coverage Limit survey. Twenty jurisdictions responded to the survey. Most jurisdictions do not have a limit for covering annual physicals. Those with limits ranged from $250 to $500 annually. The Board discussed the results and considered options for coverage.
Moved by Litzow and seconded by Hagstrom to increase the annual physical reimbursement maximum from $250.00 to $350.00. Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Hagstrom and seconded by Litzow to increase the Disability Board Secretary’s approval limit from $200.00 to $350.00 for all claims.
Secretary Segle reported the results of the Long-Term Care Cost Study. She reported that the average monthly facility care cost is still $5,500.
Next Meeting Date
The next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. in the Caucus Room.