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File #: 16-0903    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/24/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/30/2016 Final action: 8/30/2016
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 146-O1310 with California Shock/Trauma Air Rescue (d.b.a. CALSTAR), for the assignment and transition to the newly formed company named CALSTAR Air Medical Services LLC thereby allowing ongoing provision of air ambulance transport services, with no change to the term. There is no remuneration associated with this Agreement 146-O1310; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 146-O1310, including amendments which do not change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet 146-O1310 A1, 8-30-16.pdf, 2. B - CALSTAR Agreement 146-O1310 A1, 8-30-16.pdf, 3. Executed Agreement 146-O1310
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Health and Human Services Agency, recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 146-O1310 with California Shock/Trauma Air Rescue (d.b.a. CALSTAR), for the assignment and transition to the newly formed company named CALSTAR Air Medical Services LLC thereby allowing ongoing provision of air ambulance transport services, with no change to the term. There is no remuneration associated with this Agreement 146-O1310; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 146-O1310, including amendments which do not change the term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: N/A
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
This Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 146-O1310 will ensure the ongoing availability to Air Ambulance transport services in the County of El Dorado. Amendment 1 assigns all obligations and duties of California Shock/Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) defined in 146-O1310 to the organization acquiring CALSTAR without lapse in services. This Agreement satisfies one of the requirements for an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency to integrate air transport into its prehospital patient transportation system in accordance with California Emergency Medical Services Law, Health and Safety Code, Division 2.5, and California Code of Regulations Title 22, Division 9.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The County of El Dorado EMS Agency is responsible for the implementation of Advanced Life Support (ALS) prehospital emergency medical services and medical transportation within its jurisdiction, including air ambulance transport services, in accordance with California Emergency Medical Services Law, Health and Safety Code, and California Code of Regulations. The Board of Supervisors approved the original Agreement with CALSTAR on February 26, 2013, File ID #13-0096, Item 8.

Effective September 1, 2016,...

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