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File #: 16-0862    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/9/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/30/2016 Final action: 8/30/2016
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the HHSA Director to submit a grant application to the County Medical Services Program Governing Board for the County Wellness and Prevention Pilot Project grant program for 2017, 2018, and 2019, for an estimated grant amount of $300,000 with no required match obligation; 2) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent on County Counsel and Risk Management approval; and 3) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or Chief Fiscal Officer, to administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including required fiscal and programmatic reports. FUNDING: State Funding.
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the HHSA Director to submit a grant application to the County Medical Services Program Governing Board for the County Wellness and Prevention Pilot Project grant program for 2017, 2018, and 2019, for an estimated grant amount of $300,000 with no required match obligation;
2) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto, contingent on County Counsel and Risk Management approval; and
3) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or Chief Fiscal Officer, to administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: State Funding.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board authorize (1) the HHSA Director to submit a County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Governing Board County Wellness and Prevention Pilot Project grant application; (2) delegate authority to the Director of HHSA to accept the grant funding, if awarded, in the estimated amount of $300,000, and execute the grant documents. The Grant Program will act as a pilot project for testing the effectiveness of providing local-wellness and prevention services to CMSP eligible persons that address one of three project areas: Community Wellness, Whole Person Care, and Social Determinants of Health.

The CMSP program serves medically indigent adults, ages 21 through 64, who meet eligibility criteria for the CMSP program, and are not otherwise eligible for Medi-Cal or Covered California. CMSP enrollment is handled by County Social Services departments in all 35 participating CMSP Counties, including El Dorado, and serves as a safety net program ensuring that eligible individuals have access to health care services.

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