File #: 23-0628    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/17/2023 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/2/2023 Final action: 5/2/2023
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Receive and review the County of El Dorado’s Children’s Medical Services Program projected budget specific to the California Children’s Services (CCS) program for Fiscal Year 2022-23, with a budget totaling $690,364 in funding for the provision of diagnostic and treatment services and Public Health Nursing medical case management to children under age twenty-one (21) with CCS-eligible medical conditions; 2) Authorize the Chair to sign the CCS Certification Statement; and 3) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director, or the Deputy Director of Public Health, to execute any further documents or reports. FUNDING: Federal, State and County General funding: 58% Federal Children’s Medical Services Allocation, 36% State Children’s Medical Services Allocations, and 3% Social Services Realignment, and 3% General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - CA Children's Services Certificate & Budget FY 22-23, 2. Executed Certification Statement Children's Services
Related files: 22-0939, 21-1878, 12-1479, 18-1841, 19-1859, 21-0109, 24-0065
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Receive and review the County of El Dorado’s Children’s Medical Services Program projected budget specific to the California Children’s Services (CCS) program for Fiscal Year 2022-23, with a budget totaling $690,364 in funding for the provision of diagnostic and treatment services and Public Health Nursing medical case management to children under age twenty-one (21) with CCS-eligible medical conditions;
2) Authorize the Chair to sign the CCS Certification Statement; and
3) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director, or the Deputy Director of Public Health, to execute any further documents or reports.

FUNDING: Federal, State and County General funding: 58% Federal Children’s Medical Services Allocation, 36% State Children’s Medical Services Allocations, and 3% Social Services Realignment, and 3% General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
CCS 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. These services are essential for preserving optimal health and wellness while minimizing morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. Service mandate is promulgated by Health and Safety Code, Section 123800 et seq. with the explicit legislative intent of the CCS program to provide necessary medical services for children with CCS medically eligible conditions whose parents are unable to pay for these services, wholly or in part.
California State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), the agency that administers Children’s Medical Services (CMS) programs, earlier this year removed submission of the CCS budget as part of the County of El Dorado County Board of Supervisors review of the overall CMS plan and budgets. The Chil...

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