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File #: 19-1397    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/11/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/17/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4330 with Telecare Corporation, Inc., to operate the Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) for the County, for the term of five years from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2025, with a maximum obligation of $30,149,966; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign non-financial Facility Use Agreement 4332 with Telecare Corporation, Inc., to use the County PHF Facility during the term of the PHF operations agreement; 3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with Telecare Corporation, Inc. for services provided under this Agreement 4330 because the County does not have the staff to perform said services; and 4) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4330, or Facility Use Agreement 4332, including amendments, which do not incr...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, Telecare Operational 4330, 2. B - Telecare Operational Agreement, 4330, 3. C - Approved CRS, Telecare FUA, 4332, 4. D- Telecare Facility Use Agreement, 4332, 5. Executed Agreement #4332, 6. Executed Agreement #4330
Related files: 14-0517, 19-1156, 21-0259, 20-0339, 21-1883
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4330 with Telecare Corporation, Inc., to operate the Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) for the County, for the term of five years from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2025, with a maximum obligation of $30,149,966;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign non-financial Facility Use Agreement 4332 with Telecare Corporation, Inc., to use the County PHF Facility during the term of the PHF operations agreement;
3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with Telecare Corporation, Inc. for services provided under this Agreement 4330 because the County does not have the staff to perform said services; and
4) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4330, or Facility Use Agreement 4332, including amendments, which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreements, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: State, Federal, and Other Funding: 41% Federal; 2% State; 8% Other Government funding; and 49% Behavioral Health Realignment.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The County of El Dorado’s (County)16-Bed Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) is designed to provide 24-hour stabilization and treatment services for those persons who meet criteria under Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5150, which is defined as imminent danger to self or others, or gravely disabled as a result of a mental disorder.

In 2013, a financial analysis of the then County operated PHF determined that privatization would ensure ongoing PHF services with a higher level of staffing at a cost substantially lower than a County operated PHF. Therefore, in 2014, the County privatized the provision of services at the PHF through a Request For Proposals (RFP) process (RFP # 14-9...

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