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File #: 13-0491    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/24/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: Final action: 6/25/2013
Title: New Version Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, successor, or designee to sign: 1) Retroactive Memorandum of Understanding 153-S1311 with California Department of State Hospitals for the allocation of and reimbursement to the State for State hospital beds for clients who have been determined to require a higher level of service than is available through the County. The Memorandum of Understanding has a term of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 and an estimated maximum obligation of $450,410 for the use of two (2) hospital beds; and 2) Future requests for additional State hospital bed allocations as needed, contingent on subsequent notification to the Board of the change in number of requested allocations. (Cont'd Item 17, 6/4/13) FUNDING: Mental Health Realignment.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 153-S1311.pdf, 2. B - 153-S1311.pdf, 3. C - Resolution 134-2012.pdf
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New Version
Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, successor, or designee to sign:
1) Retroactive Memorandum of Understanding 153-S1311 with California Department of State Hospitals for the allocation of and reimbursement to the State for State hospital beds for clients who have been determined to require a higher level of service than is available through the County. The Memorandum of Understanding has a term of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 and an estimated maximum obligation of $450,410 for the use of two (2) hospital beds; and
2) Future requests for additional State hospital bed allocations as needed, contingent on subsequent notification to the Board of the change in number of requested allocations. (Cont'd Item 17, 6/4/13)

FUNDING: Mental Health Realignment.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………………... $450,410

Budgeted (two State bed allocations) $450,410
New Funding…………………………… $0
Savings…………………………………. $0
Other……………………………………. $0
Total Funding Available………………. $450,410

Change To Net County Cost…………. $0


Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no Net County Cost associated with this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) 153-S1311. Sufficient appropriations were included in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012-13 budget.
Background
In accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code Section 4100 et seq., the California Department of State Hospitals ("DSH") has jurisdiction over State hospitals for the provision of services to persons with severe mental disorders that have not responded to treatment at lower levels of mental health care. These services include inpatient psychiatric health care, treatment, and support services for County residents referred by the Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division ("HHSA") who have mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders that cannot be treated at the local level.

On September 25, 2012, the...

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