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File #: 15-0187    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/3/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/24/2015 Final action: 2/24/2015
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve the attached template Agreement that allows other counties to contract with the County of El Dorado for the provision of acute inpatient mental health services for clients they refer to the County Psychiatric Health Facility; and 2) Adopt Resolution 029-2015 authorizing the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute said agreements on behalf of the County with other local agencies for the provision of acute inpatient psychiatric treatment for clients referred by those agencies, for a term effective upon execution and ending January 19, 2020, and an amount not-to-exceed $100,000, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Fee-for-service revenue from other local agencies.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet for Resolution and PHF Template 2-24-15, 2. B - Resolution Authorizing Template for use of Psychiatric Health Facility 2-24-15, 3. C - PHF Template 2-24-15, 4. Executed Resolution 029-2015 2-14-15 item 32.pdf
Related files: 20-0339, 20-1293
Title
Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve the attached template Agreement that allows other counties to contract with the County of El Dorado for the provision of acute inpatient mental health services for clients they refer to the County Psychiatric Health Facility; and
2) Adopt Resolution 029-2015 authorizing the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute said agreements on behalf of the County with other local agencies for the provision of acute inpatient psychiatric treatment for clients referred by those agencies, for a term effective upon execution and ending January 19, 2020, and an amount not-to-exceed $100,000, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Fee-for-service revenue from other local agencies.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no Net County Cost associated with this revenue generating template Agreement.

Background
The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) has contracted with other counties for many years to provide access to the County’s Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) for the provision of services for their clients who require acute inpatient mental health services. Services provided by the County PHF include psychiatry, medication, clinical treatment, nursing, and the required documentation and maintenance of health information in accordance with prevailing federal and state laws and regulations.

The Telecare contractor staff manage the daily census, and, in conjuction with the Mental Health Department, accepts or declines referrals from other counties based on specified requirements including availability of beds in the facility. Accepting clients from other counties helps HHSA to maximize revenues and offset fixed operational costs of the PHF, while assisting other counties with their mandated services. To ensure availability of PHF beds for County Clients, the County retains the...

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