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File #: 20-1650    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/3/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action: 1/5/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) that it is appropriate to enter into a tri-party contract with California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) for State hospital beds Agreement 5338 because the provision of such services provided by DSH are in the public's best interest and that there are specialty skills, qualifications, and equipment not expressly identified in County classifications involved in the performance of the work; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Purchase Agreement Renewal of State Hospital Beds (County Agreement 5338) with CalMHSA and DSH for the provision of State hospital beds on an “as requested” basis, effective upon approval, for the term upon approval through June 30, 2021, with a variable maximum obligation dependent on usage of State hospital beds; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign future amen...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 01-05-2021, 2. B - DSH-CalMHSA Agreement 5338, 01-05-2021, 3. C - 265-M1610 and approved CRS, 01-05-2021, 4. D - 265-M1610, A1, and approved CRS, 01-05-2021, 5. E - 265-M1610, A2 and approved CRS, 01-05-2021, 6. Executed Purchase Renewal of State Hospitals
Related files: 19-1297, 15-1386
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) that it is appropriate to enter into a tri-party contract with California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) for State hospital beds Agreement 5338 because the provision of such services provided by DSH are in the public's best interest and that there are specialty skills, qualifications, and equipment not expressly identified in County classifications involved in the performance of the work;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Purchase Agreement Renewal of State Hospital Beds (County Agreement 5338) with CalMHSA and DSH for the provision of State hospital beds on an “as requested” basis, effective upon approval, for the term upon approval through June 30, 2021, with a variable maximum obligation dependent on usage of State hospital beds; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign future amendments to this Agreement from CalMHSA and DSH, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: 1991 Mental Health Realignment.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
In accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code Section 4100 et seq., the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) has jurisdiction over State hospitals for the provision of services to persons with severe mental disorders that have not responded to treatment at lower levels of mental health care. These services include inpatient psychiatric health care, treatment, and support services. County residents who have mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders that cannot be treated at a lower level, are referred to the State hospitals for treatment.

Welfare and Institutions Code Section 4331 requires counties, either acting alone, or in combination with other counties, to annually contract with the State to reserve the number and types of State hospital beds the county anticipates uti...

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