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File #: 14-0098    Version: 2
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/11/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/4/2014 Final action: 2/4/2014
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve the Catastrophic Inmate Medical Insurance (CIMI) Program 2014 Insurance Proposal with a $75,000 deductible and authorize the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, or designee, to bind coverage for $95,586 ($22.25 per inmate per month) estimated annual premium effective February 1, 2014. FUNDING: County General Fund and AB109 Funds (No Federal Funds).
Attachments: 1. A - 2014 CIMI Proposal 2-4-14
Title
Chief Administrative Office, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve the Catastrophic Inmate Medical Insurance (CIMI) Program 2014 Insurance Proposal with a $75,000 deductible and authorize the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, or designee, to bind coverage for $95,586 ($22.25 per inmate per month) estimated annual premium effective February 1, 2014.

FUNDING: County General Fund and AB109 Funds (No Federal Funds).
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………… $95,586

Budget - Current FY…………… $0
Budget - Future FY……………… $95,586

New Funding…………………….
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available…………

Change To Net County Cost…… $95,586

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
Up to $95,586.00 of General Fund with the possibility that some costs may be paid with AB109 Fund funds, pending approval by the Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) based on the total AB109 population in the County jail, currently approximately 20%.

Background
The Catastrophic Inmate Medical Insurance (CIMI) Program is part of the miscellaneous programs offered through California State Association of Counties - Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA) to its members and provides coverage for inmate hospital costs. The program is designed to provide medical expense coverage for inmates requiring off-site medical treatment due to serious injuries or other health problems. Various limit and retention options are available, there is no aggregate limit of liability cap and the program can be excess of coverage provided under an existing contract or placed as primary.

In 2007, El Dorado County procured a catastrophic insurance policy to cover the cost of inmate medical through CSAC-EIA. This policy was to cover inmate hospital costs above those covered by the correctional medical services contractor, California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG). Per the CFMG contract, CFMG financial responsibility for inmate hospitalizatio...

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