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File #: 17-1272    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/15/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/13/2018 Final action: 3/13/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 593 (312-S1811) with California Psychiatric Transitions, Inc. for the provision of long term residential treatment for mentally ill adults, for the term April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2021, with a maximum contractual obligation of $1,500,000; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 593 (312-S1811), including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Federal and State Funding.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 593, 312-S1811, 3-13-18, 2. B - Agreement 593, 312-S1811, 3-13-18
Related files: 20-1644
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 593 (312-S1811) with California Psychiatric Transitions, Inc. for the provision of long term residential treatment for mentally ill adults, for the term April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2021, with a maximum contractual obligation of $1,500,000; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 593 (312-S1811), including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Federal and State Funding.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services #593 (312-S1811) with California Psychiatric Transitions, Inc. (CPT) for the provision of long-term residential treatment for mentally ill adults as HHSA needs to provide and maintain capacity for residential treatment services at the higher level of acuity available through CPT.

Additionally, HHSA has determined that services provided pursuant to this Agreement #593 (312-S1811) satisfy the criteria defined in Chapter 3.13, Section 3.13.030 of the County Ordinance in that the work performed under this Agreement is on an “as requested” basis; therefore, it is more economical and feasible to engage an independent contractor for long-term residential treatment for mentally ill adults. Furthermore, the County does not possess the facilities.


DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
CPT is a 24/7 Mental Health Rehabilitation Center (MHRC), licensed by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), located in Merced County, that has been providing long-term residential psychiatric treatment for County adults since March 7, 2008. CPT provides treatment services for multiple acuity levels and provides an alternative to State...

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