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File #: 21-0544    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/29/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Stanford Youth Solutions, Inc. doing business as Stanford Sierra Youth and Families for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services for children and young adults provided under Agreement 5616 because specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5616 with Stanford Sierra Youth and Families, in the amount of $842,333, for the term of 3 years from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5616, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreem...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS Stanford Sierra Youth & Families 5616, 2. B - Stanford Sierra Youth & Families 5616, 3. Executed Agreement 5616
Related files: 20-0291, 20-0336, 15-1141, 18-1777
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Stanford Youth Solutions, Inc. doing business as Stanford Sierra Youth and Families for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services for children and young adults provided under Agreement 5616 because specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5616 with Stanford Sierra Youth and Families, in the amount of $842,333, for the term of 3 years from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5616, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement.

FUNDING: 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 13% Realignment, and 37% Mental Health Services Act.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Mental Health Plan (MHP) in each county is responsible for providing or arranging for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS) to local residents that are Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Beneficiaries become eligible for SMHS when an identified mental health condition has a significant impact on the individual’s life functioning. SMHS require a specialized skill set and treatment approach and are not effectively remediated by a general provider in the field of mental health. Acting as the MHP for the County of El Dorado, the County has the obligation to provide eligible children, youth, and young adult residents with access to designated SMHS, including acute psychiatric care, in accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 5600 et seq., 5775 et seq., 14000 et seq., and 17000 et seq.
This proposed Agreement with Stan...

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