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File #: 18-1773    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/5/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Accept and authorize the Chair to sign funding Agreement 3492 with the County of Plumas acting as Host Entity to enable the County of El Dorado to participate in and receive federal revenues for Medi-Cal Administrative Activities, effective upon execution with a term retroactive to July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, with a maximum contractual obligation of $10,800; and 2) Authorize the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency, or designee, to execute any further documents related to funding agreement 3492 including required fiscal and programmatic reports, and amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. (Est. Time: 5 Min.) FUNDING: 100% Federal funding for Medi-Cal Administrative Activities
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 12-04-18, 2. B - Plumas Agreement 3492 12-04-18, 3. Executed Agreement 3492
Related files: 17-0847, 20-0942
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Accept and authorize the Chair to sign funding Agreement 3492 with the County of Plumas acting as Host Entity to enable the County of El Dorado to participate in and receive federal revenues for Medi-Cal Administrative Activities, effective upon execution with a term retroactive to July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, with a maximum contractual obligation of $10,800; and
2) Authorize the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency, or designee, to execute any further documents related to funding agreement 3492 including required fiscal and programmatic reports, and amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. (Est. Time: 5 Min.)

FUNDING: 100% Federal funding for Medi-Cal Administrative Activities
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is responsible for administering the California Medi-Cal Assistance Program, of which Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) is a component. The State enters into cooperative arrangements with Local Government Agencies (LGAs) to ensure the appropriate administration of MAA with the objective to assist eligible Medi-Cal recipients in gaining access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services. This funding Agreement provides federal reimbursement for qualifying MAA services.

The LGA (County of El Dorado) may claim federal Medicaid matching funds for assisting the State in the proper and efficient administration of the Medi-Cal Program. The Health and Human Services Agency acts as the liaison for receipt of MAA revenues for the County and has been participating in MAA since 1998.

Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code ยง14132.47(m), LGAs participating in MAA are required to pay an annual participation fee through a mechanism agreed to by the State and the LGA Consortium. The current ...

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