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File #: 10-0803    Version:
Type: Agreement Status: Approved
File created: 7/15/2010 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/28/2012 Final action: 8/28/2012
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Amendment II to Agreement for Services 653-PHD0707 with California Shock/Trauma Air Rescue, d.b.a. CALSTAR, for the provision of emergency medical air ambulance advanced life support services in the County of El Dorado extending the term to February 28, 2013. There is no funding associated with this Agreement. FUNDING: Not applicable to Agreement as CALSTAR directly invoices clients on a fee-for-service basis.
Attachments: 1. 2A - 653-PHD0707, A2, CRS.pdf, 2. 2B - 653-PHD0707, A2, CalStar.pdf, 3. A - Blue Sheet to A1, 653-PHD0708, 4. B - A1 to 653-PHD0707, 5. C - 653-PHD0707
Related files: 07-1652
Title
Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Amendment II to Agreement for Services 653-PHD0707 with California Shock/Trauma Air Rescue, d.b.a. CALSTAR, for the provision of emergency medical air ambulance advanced life support services in the County of El Dorado extending the term to February 28, 2013. There is no funding associated with this Agreement.

FUNDING: Not applicable to Agreement as CALSTAR directly invoices clients on a fee-for-service basis.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
None. All costs associated with these services are billed directly to the client on a fee-for-service basis.

Termination
This Agreement includes the County's standard provision for County to terminate the Agreement without cause upon seven (7) calendar day's written notice.

Background
Under California Health and Safety Code, Division 2.5 and California Code of Regulations Title 22, Division 9, the California Emergency Medical Services Authority ("EMSA") requires that local emergency medical services systems develop written agreements with independent suppliers of emergency advanced life support system ("ALS") medical services.

Agreement for Services 653-PHD0707 with CALSTAR for the provision of ALS pre-hospital patient air transportation services was approved and executed by the Board on October 30, 2007. On July 27, 2010, the Board approved Amendment I extending the term of the agreement through August 31, 2012.

Reason for Recommendation
Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division is recommending continued use of CALSTAR's ALS services to ensure compliance with EMSA statutes as well as the continued provision of essential critical care air ambulance services for persons residing in or visiting the County of El Dorado. Amendment II to Agreement 653-PHD0707 with CALSTAR is effective upon execution and extends the term to February 28, 2013, to allow sufficient t...

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