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File #: 21-0545    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/29/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
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 Summitview Child and Family Services, Inc. for services provided under this Agreement 5617 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 Services Agreement 5617 with Summitview Child and Family Services, Inc., for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services for children and young adults in the amount of $3,291,338 for the term of 3 years, from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, to execute further documents relating to the agreement, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement. FUNDING: 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 9.5% Realignme...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS Summitview Child & Family 5617, 2. B- Summitview Child & Family 5617, 3. Executed Agreement 5617
Related files: 20-0291, 15-1137, 18-1774
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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 Summitview Child and Family Services, Inc. for services provided under this Agreement 5617 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 Services Agreement 5617 with Summitview Child and Family Services, Inc., for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services for children and young adults in the amount of $3,291,338 for the term of 3 years, from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, to execute further documents relating to the agreement, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement.

FUNDING: 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 9.5% Realignment, and 40.5% Mental Health Services Act.
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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 Summitview Child and Family Services, Inc. (SVCF) is a renewal of Agreement #3520 approv...

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