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File #: 18-0336    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/20/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/3/2018 Final action: 4/3/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign revenue-generating Memorandum of Understanding AMS-107 with Marshall Medical Center, Inc., with an effective date retroactive to March 19, 2018 through June 30, 2023, thereby continuing the rates for Interfacility Transfers via ambulance transporters, as established in the prior revenue Agreement 466-M1311. FUNDING: Fee for Service, Property Tax and Special Tax Assessment.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS Marshall IFT Rates, 2. B - Marshall IFT Rates MOU #AMS-107, 3. B - Revised Marshall IFT Rates MOU #AMS-107, 4. Fully Executed MOU #AMS-107 Marshall Medical Center Inc.
Related files: 12-1555
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign revenue-generating Memorandum of Understanding AMS-107 with Marshall Medical Center, Inc., with an effective date retroactive to March 19, 2018 through June 30, 2023, thereby continuing the rates for Interfacility Transfers via ambulance transporters, as established in the prior revenue Agreement 466-M1311.

FUNDING: Fee for Service, Property Tax and Special Tax Assessment.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) #AMS-107 with Marshall Medical Center, Inc. (Marshall), with an effective date retroactive to March 19, 2018 through June 30, 2023, to ensure there is consistent revenue to the County in accordance with current billing practices.

In consideration of services provided by Marshall to support the County Emergency Medical Services Agency and ambulance transportation within the County, this MOU by and between the County and Marshall establishes the rate Marshall will pay for Interfacility Transfers by contracted ambulance transportation services to be one hundred and ten percent (110%) of the rates established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On March 19, 2013, the Board of Supervisors approved MOU #875 (466-M1311) with Marshall Medical Center, Inc., thereby setting the rates for interfacility transport services provided to Marshall at 110% of the applicable rates as defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for Northern California (File ID: 12-1555; Agenda No. 25). On July 15, 2014, the Board of Supervisors approved Amendment 1 to that Agreement, updating and redefining the in-kind services provided by Marshall in consideration of that agreement (File ID: 12-1555; Agenda No. 35). During the development of MOU #875 (466-M1311), consideration was given to th...

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