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File #: 22-0263    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/31/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/12/2022 Final action: 4/12/2022
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Compassion Pathway Behavioral Health, LLC for the provision of licensed Social Rehabilitation Facility services under Agreement 6370 because there are specialty skills, qualifications, and equipment not expressly identified in County classifications involved in the performance of the work; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 6370 with Compassion Pathway Behavioral Health, LLC in the amount of $3,120,000 for a term effective upon execution through March 31, 2025; and 3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 6370, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Federal and State Funding: 50% Medi-Cal,50...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, Compassion Pathways Behavioral Health, 6370, 2. B - Compassion Pathway Behavioral Health, 6370, 3. C - Executed Compassion Pathway Behavioral Health, 6133, 4. Executed Agreement 6370
Related files: 21-0410, 21-1308, 20-0474, 19-0515, 14-0446
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Compassion Pathway Behavioral Health, LLC for the provision of licensed Social Rehabilitation Facility services under Agreement 6370 because there are specialty skills, qualifications, and equipment not expressly identified in County classifications involved in the performance of the work;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 6370 with Compassion Pathway Behavioral Health, LLC in the amount of $3,120,000 for a term effective upon execution through March 31, 2025; and
3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 6370, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Federal and State Funding: 50% Medi-Cal,50% Mental Health Realignment.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Acting as the Mental Health Plan for the County of El Dorado, the County has the obligation to provide eligible County residents with mental health services, including adult residential facility services in accordance with California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5600 et seq., 5775 et seq., 14000 et seq., and 17000 et seq. Adult residential facility services support the movement of Behavioral Health (BH) Clients from restricted living environments to less restricted independent living in the community, either an Adult Residential Facility (ARF) or a Social Rehabilitation Facility (SRF). To meet the demand for Client ARF and SRF placements, the County contracts with facilities in and out of the county; however, bed availability is limited, which may result in long wait times for client admissions.

Most recently, Summitview Child & Family Services (SVCFS) has provided the Health and Human Services Agency (...

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