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File #: 18-0666    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/16/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 348 with Stanford Youth Solutions, for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services for minors, extending the term for a period of six months to be November 1, 2015 through December 31, 2018, and increasing the maximum contractual obligation by $113,982 effective July 1, 2018 for a new total of $380,649; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 348 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: State and Federal, Mental Health Services Act, and Realignment.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 348 A1, 2. B - Amendment 1 to 348, 3. C - 177-S1611, Agreement, 06-26-2018, 4. Executed Amendment I to Agreement for Services 348
Related files: 15-0852, 15-1141, 18-1777
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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 348 with Stanford Youth Solutions, for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services for minors, extending the term for a period of six months to be November 1, 2015 through December 31, 2018, and increasing the maximum contractual obligation by $113,982 effective July 1, 2018 for a new total of $380,649; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 348 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: State and Federal, Mental Health Services Act, and Realignment.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to that Agreement, thereby extending the term for six months through December 31, 2018, and increasing the maximum contractual obligation in an amount sufficient for an additional six months of service, effective July 1, 2018.

Additionally, HHSA has determined, in accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030, it is more economical and feasible to engage an independent contractor for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 5897 directs the State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to implement the mental health services defined in Section 5850 (The Children's Mental Health Services Act) through Agreements with county mental health programs or with counties acting jointly. Therefore, HHSA is contracted with DHCS to act as the County of El Dorado’s Mental Health Plan (MHP), which requires the County to provide Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS) to eligible Medi-Cal beneficiaries of the County of El Dorado.

HHSA has exi...

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