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File #: 11-0610    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/27/2011 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/21/2011 Final action: 6/21/2011
Title: Department of Human Services recommending the Chair be authorized to sign Agreement for Services 409-O1110 with Barton Healthcare Systems, Inc. in the amount of $236,295 to enable said Department to continue to provide and be reimbursed for the services of one Eligibility Worker to process Medi-Cal, County Medical Services Program and Food Stamps applications on-site at the hospital during the term of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014. FUNDING: Barton Healthcare Systems.
Attachments: 1. A. Blue Route Barton Healthcare Systems 409-O1110, 2. B. Barton Healthcare Systems 409-O1110
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Department of Human Services recommending the Chair be authorized to sign Agreement for Services 409-O1110 with Barton Healthcare Systems, Inc. in the amount of $236,295 to enable said Department to continue to provide and be reimbursed for the services of one Eligibility Worker to process Medi-Cal, County Medical Services Program and Food Stamps applications on-site at the hospital during the term of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014.

FUNDING: Barton Healthcare Systems.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $236,295.00

Funding
Budgeted $236,295.00
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $236,295.00
Change To Net County Cost $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No change

Compensation: Barton Healthcare Systems reimburses the County for the cost of 1.0 Eligibility Worker up to a maximum of $78,765 per fiscal year for a total of $236,295 during the three-year term of the Agreement. Revenues and appropriations to cover the cost of the worker are budgeted for FY 2011-12 and will be budgeted for FY 2012-13 and FY 2013-14.

Termination: Agreement includes the County’s standard Fiscal Considerations termination language as well as a provision for the County to terminate the Agreement without cause in seven (7) calendar days upon written notice.

Reason for Recommendation: Agreement 409-O1110 enables the Department of Human Services (DHS) to continue to provide Barton Healthcare Systems with one out-stationed Eligibility Worker (EW) to determine eligibility and process applications for patients in their facility for Medi-Cal or County Medical Services Program (CMSP) services and Food Stamps applications and delineates the responsibilities of each party. By law, only a county welfare department (DHS-Social Service Division) may employ an EW to determine a person’s eligibility for Medi-Cal, CMSP and Food Stamps. This collaborative effort benefits Barton ...

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