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File #: 21-1106    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/30/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve non-financial State Agreement 21-10079 (County Agreement 5819) and the accompanying Certification Form CCC 04/2017 with the California Department of Health Care Services that establishes terms and conditions for the provision of mental health services, with a retroactive effective date of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024; and 2) Authorize and delegate authority to the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute this Agreement and further documents relating to Standard Agreement 5819, if any, provided that amendments do not eliminate the funding streams, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: There is no funding included in this Agreement; however, it establishes the requirements to receive funding from various mental health funding sources.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 5819, 2. B - DHCS Performance Plan #5819 (21-10079)
Related files: 18-1110, 17-1195, 19-1676
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve non-financial State Agreement 21-10079 (County Agreement 5819) and the accompanying Certification Form CCC 04/2017 with the California Department of Health Care Services that establishes terms and conditions for the provision of mental health services, with a retroactive effective date of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024; and
2) Authorize and delegate authority to the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute this Agreement and further documents relating to Standard Agreement 5819, if any, provided that amendments do not eliminate the funding streams, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: There is no funding included in this Agreement; however, it establishes the requirements to receive funding from various mental health funding sources.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Agreement 5819 is a renewal of State Agreement 18-95241 (County Agreement 4408) with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), which was approved by the Board on December 10, 2019. Agreement 4408 expired June 30, 2021. Otherwise known as the Performance Plan, Agreement 5819 was received from DHCS on June 25, 2021 and was immediately processed by Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) staff for submission to the next available Board Agenda. It is retroactive to July 1, 2021, bridging the gap between the expiration of Agreement 4408 and receipt of DHCS’ new Performance Plan.

HHSA receives funding from the State for mental health services my means of a variety of grants and allocations, and is authorized to act as the Mental Health Plan (MHP) for the residents of the County per Agreement 17-94580 (County Agreement 3190). DHCS administers the Mental Health Services Act, Lanterman-Petris-Short Act, Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness, Community Mental Health Services Block Grant, Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Bl...

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