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File #: 18-1956    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/14/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/12/2019 Final action: 3/12/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment I to Agreement for Services 379 (192-S1711) with WellSpace Health, for the provision of alcohol and drug treatment services, increasing the total maximum contractual obligation by $205,000 for a new maximum obligation of $325,000, with no change to the term; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with WellSpace Health for services provided under this Agreement 379 (192-S1711) because the County has neither the staff nor facilities to provide 24x7 residential treatment and detoxification services; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 379 (192-S1711), 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: 50% ...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 03-12-19, 2. B - Agreement 379 AMD I 03-12-19, 3. Executed Amendment I to Agreement for Services #192-S1711-#379
Related files: 16-0955, 19-1201
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment I to Agreement for Services 379 (192-S1711) with WellSpace Health, for the provision of alcohol and drug treatment services, increasing the total maximum contractual obligation by $205,000 for a new maximum obligation of $325,000, with no change to the term;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with WellSpace Health for services provided under this Agreement 379 (192-S1711) because the County has neither the staff nor facilities to provide 24x7 residential treatment and detoxification services; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 379 (192-S1711), 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: 50% State and Realignment, 50% Federal. Funding sources are AB 109 Treatment Services, Drug Court Treatment Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Counseling and Treatment Services, and Mental Health Services Act.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) receives funding under an agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for the provision of Substance Use Disorder prevention and treatment, which mandates HHSA to make substance abuse services available to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Approval of this Agreement for Services will enable HHSA to continue to meet the service demands of the community, while also providing the service levels mandated by the funding agreement.

In accordance with the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Fiscal Year 2018-19 Annual Update/Community Services and Supports component, this Amendment I adds MHSA funding for the provision of residential substance use disorder treatment services for clients referred...

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