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File #: 21-1878    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/17/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/11/2022 Final action: 1/11/2022
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Approve the Children’s Medical Services Program Projected Budgets and Work Plans for the County of El Dorado for Fiscal Year 2021-22 for the provision of required preventive and specialized health care services to children from birth to 21 years of age who are afflicted with life-threatening and/or severe life-altering chronic medical conditions, with an estimated maximum reimbursement amount of $1,012,726; 2) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to execute the Certification Statements and any additional documents related to this funding, if any; and 3) Authorize the HHSA Director or the Agency Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any required fiscal reports. FUNDING: 26% Federal Children’s Medical Services Allocation, 31% State Children’s Medical Services Allocations, 5% Public Health Realignment Fund Match, 19% Social Services Realignment Fund Match, and 19% County General Fund Match.
Attachments: 1. A - FY 2021-2022 CMS Certifications 01/11/22, 2. B - FY 2021-2022 CMS Budgets and Work Plans 01/11/22, 3. Executed Certification Statement - Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program, 4. Executed Certification Statement - California Children's Services (CCS)
Related files: 21-0109, 19-1859, 12-1479, 18-1841, 23-0628, 22-0939
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Approve the Children’s Medical Services Program Projected Budgets and Work Plans for the County of El Dorado for Fiscal Year 2021-22 for the provision of required preventive and specialized health care services to children from birth to 21 years of age who are afflicted with life-threatening and/or severe life-altering chronic medical conditions, with an estimated maximum reimbursement amount of $1,012,726;
2) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to execute the Certification Statements and any additional documents related to this funding, if any; and
3) Authorize the HHSA Director or the Agency Chief Fiscal Officer to execute any required fiscal reports.

FUNDING: 26% Federal Children’s Medical Services Allocation, 31% State Children’s Medical Services Allocations, 5% Public Health Realignment Fund Match, 19% Social Services Realignment Fund Match, and 19% County General Fund Match.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Children’s Medical Services (CMS) Programs consists of Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Administrative Services, Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care and California Children’s Services (CCS). These are mandated intensive case management and intervention activities that target high risk and medically fragile children to ensure effective and coordinated preventative and specialty medical care. CMS is essential for preserving optimal health and wellness while minimizing morbidity and mortality in the County's pediatric population.

Funding for local CCS services is administered as a partnership between the County, California State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Federal Government. In accordance with Health and Safety Code Section 123940, the Board must annually allocate twenty-five percent (25%) of the annual program expenditure to a level at least equivalent to the actual FY 1990-91 contribution, and an additional 25% from the Co...

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