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File #: 20-0891    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/1/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action: 7/21/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness & Response Division, recommending the Board: 1) Approve the use of the attached Advanced Life Support (ALS) Interfacility Transport (IFT) and Critical Care Transport (CCT) Permitting Application/Agreement boilerplate, to allow the Emergency Medical Services Agency to tender permits to private ambulance companies to provide non-exclusive IFT and CCT services to destinations outside of El Dorado County in accordance with County Ordinance 4991, Chapter 8.74.080 which requires contracts with the County to provide ALS Medical Transport services; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 116-2020 replacing Resolution 032-2018 to delegate authority to execute said boilerplate agreements to the Chief Administrative Officer, or designee. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Permit Agreement - Clean, 2. B - Permit Agreement - Red Lined, 3. C - Clean IFT-CCT Ambulance Permit Agreement Resolution 6.30.20, 4. D - Red Lined IFT-CCT Ambulance Permit Agreement Resolution 6.30.20, 5. E - Countywide Electronic Fillable Contract Request Form - IFT-CCT Permit Agreements, 6. Executed Resolution 116-2020
Related files: 17-0258
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Chief Administrative Office, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness & Response Division, recommending the Board:
1) Approve the use of the attached Advanced Life Support (ALS) Interfacility Transport (IFT) and Critical Care Transport (CCT) Permitting Application/Agreement boilerplate, to allow the Emergency Medical Services Agency to tender permits to private ambulance companies to provide non-exclusive IFT and CCT services to destinations outside of El Dorado County in accordance with County Ordinance 4991, Chapter 8.74.080 which requires contracts with the County to provide ALS Medical Transport services; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 116-2020 replacing Resolution 032-2018 to delegate authority to execute said boilerplate agreements to the Chief Administrative Officer, or designee.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On February 26, 2013, the Board of Supervisors approved County Ordinance No. 4991, the County Emergency Medical Service and Medical Transportation Ordinance (that added Chapter 8.74 to the County Ordinance Code) which established operating areas, standards and requirements for emergency and non-emergency medical services including personnel and training, equipment and supplies, response times, communications and medical transportation in accordance with Health and Safety Code Section 1797.200 et seq.

On March 28, 2017, the Board of Supervisors approved the use of an application and permitting process for the EMS Agency, specific to Interfacility Transfers (IFTs) and Critical Care Transports (CCTs) (File ID: 17-0258; Agenda Item 20), and also adopted a Resolution delegating authority to execute said agreements to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), or designee, which has been an efficient and effective process. Due to the reorganization of Emergency Medical Services to the Chief Administrative Office effective July 1, 2019, the delegation of authority needs to be shift...

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