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File #: 21-0713    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/22/2021 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) Adopt El Dorado County’s Mental Health Services Act Annual Update for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22; and 2) Authorize implementation of the FY 2021-22 projects within the Annual Plan Update. FUNDING: 82% Mental Health Services Act funds, 14% Federal Medi-Cal, 2% Federal Block Grants, 1% Realignment/State General Fund, and 1% Miscellaneous/Fee-for-Service.
Attachments: 1. A - FY 2021-22 MHSA Annual Update, 06-22-2021, 2. B - FY 2021-22 MHSA Update BOS Presentation, 06-22-2021
Related files: 17-0551, 18-0874, 19-0936, 20-0446, 21-0714
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Adopt El Dorado County’s Mental Health Services Act Annual Update for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22; and
2) Authorize implementation of the FY 2021-22 projects within the Annual Plan Update.

FUNDING: 82% Mental Health Services Act funds, 14% Federal Medi-Cal, 2% Federal Block Grants, 1% Realignment/State General Fund, and 1% Miscellaneous/Fee-for-Service.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
In 2004, California voters passed Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). MHSA imposes a one (1) percent tax on personal income in excess of $1,000,000. The funds from the tax are distributed to California counties and are intended to transform the Mental Health System into one that is consumer and family driven, recovery-oriented, accessible and culturally competent, and a system that offers services appropriate for the population that is served. MHSA requires counties to prepare a three-year program and expenditure plan, known as the MHSA Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan. The plan has five (5) components intended to address specific goals for priority populations and other key community mental health needs, which are Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI), Community Services and Supports (CSS), Innovation (INN), Workforce Education and Training (WET), and Capital Facilities and Technology Needs (CFTN).

Each year, Counties are required to follow a formal process for providing an annual update to the Plan, which requires Board approval. The purpose of the Update is to review the Plan's existing projects and, based upon their status or other identified needs, to make additions, modifications, or deletions to the Plan. Three-Year Plans and Updates are developed with input from community members and stakeholders through a public planning process, providing opportunities for interested parties to discuss mental health policy, program planning, implementation, monitoring, quality improvement, eva...

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