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File #: 20-0339    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/27/2020 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 Revenue Agreement for Services 4765 with the County of Trinity for the provision of acute inpatient mental health services for the clients they refer to the El Dorado County Psychiatric Health Facility, effective upon execution through December 31, 2021, in the amount of $25,000 per fiscal year; and 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4765, 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: Fee for service revenue from the County of Trinity.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 4765, 2. B - Trinity County, 4765, 3. Executed Agreement 4765
Related files: 15-0187, 19-1397
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Revenue Agreement for Services 4765 with the County of Trinity for the provision of acute inpatient mental health services for the clients they refer to the El Dorado County Psychiatric Health Facility, effective upon execution through December 31, 2021, in the amount of $25,000 per fiscal year; and
2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4765, 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: Fee for service revenue from the County of Trinity.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Welfare and Institutions Code Section 14680 through 14726 directs the California Department of Health Care Services to implement and administer Mental Health Plans (MHPs) for the provision of mental health care for Medi-Cal eligible residents of this state. The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) has contracted with the County of Trinity for many years to provide access to the County’s Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) for the provision of services for Trinity County’s clients who require acute inpatient mental health services under the direction of their MHP. Services provided by the County PHF include psychiatry, medication, clinical treatment, nursing, and the required documentation and maintenance of health information in accordance with prevailing federal and state laws and regulations.

The PHF is now operated and managed on behalf of the County by Telecare Corporation, Inc. (Telecare) (File ID: 19-1397, Item No. 19) and its staff manages the daily census. In conjunction with HHSA, Telecare accepts or declines referrals from other counties based on specified requirements including availability of beds in the facility. Accepting clients from other...

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