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File #: 19-1796    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/26/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 8/25/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Non-Financial Agreement for Services 4604 with Assurex Health Inc., doing business as (dba) Myriad Neuroscience, for the provision of genetic testing to support medication choices, for a perpetual term that commences upon execution; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4483 with Assurex Health Inc., doing business as (dba) Myriad Neuroscience, for the provision of genetic testing to support medication choices, with a maximum contractual obligation of $100,000, and for a term effective upon execution through June 30, 2023; 3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work.” Therefore, it is appropriate to contract with Myriad Neuroscience for services provided under these Agreements 4604 and 4483; and 4) Au...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 4604, 2. B - Myriad Neuroscience, 4604, 3. C - Approved CRS 4483, 4. D - Myriad Neuroscience, 4483, 5. Executed Agreement 4604, 6. Executed Agreement 4483
Related files: 20-0446
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Non-Financial Agreement for Services 4604 with Assurex Health Inc., doing business as (dba) Myriad Neuroscience, for the provision of genetic testing to support medication choices, for a perpetual term that commences upon execution;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4483 with Assurex Health Inc., doing business as (dba) Myriad Neuroscience, for the provision of genetic testing to support medication choices, with a maximum contractual obligation of $100,000, and for a term effective upon execution through June 30, 2023;
3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work.” Therefore, it is appropriate to contract with Myriad Neuroscience for services provided under these Agreements 4604 and 4483; and
4) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4604 and 4483, including amendments which do not change the term or increase the maximum dollar amount, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Contract 4604 - Non-Financial. Contract 4483 - 100% Mental Health Services Act Funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
California voters passed Proposition 63 (MHSA), in November 2004 and MHSA was enacted into law January 1, 2005. MHSA imposes a one percent (1%) tax on personal income above $1,000,000. The funds are distributed to the counties throughout the State and are intended to transform the mental health system into one that is focused on wellness, recovery, and resiliency.

Under MHSA, each county is required to develop a Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan (Plan), followed by two subsequent years of Annual Updates to the original Plan. The purpose of the Annual Update is to...

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