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File #: 16-844    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2017 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 12/12/2017
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Edgewood Center for Children and Families for Mental Health Services and Child and Family Treatment Collaborative services for the term July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $4,077,796.
Attachments: 1. 20171212_r_Edgewood, 2. 20171212_a_Edgewood.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise Rogers, Chief, Health System
David Young, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Subject: Agreement with Edgewood Center for Children and Families for Mental Health Services and Child and Family Treatment Collaborative Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Edgewood Center for Children and Families for Mental Health Services and Child and Family Treatment Collaborative services for the term July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $4,077,796.

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BACKGROUND:
Edgewood Center for Children and Families (Edgewood) has provided outpatient mental health services to San Mateo County children and youth since 1996.

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) contracts with individual and agency providers for outpatient managed care mental health services, paid on a fee-for-service basis. To meet its contractual obligation of network adequacy and prompt access for Medicaid beneficiaries, BHRS has historically accepted "any qualified provider" of mental health services. Under the B-1 Administrative Memorandum, mental health contracts with "any qualified" provider are exempt from the RFP process.

In March 2015, BHRS conducted a Request for Proposal process for child abuse treatment services, with the option to renew for an additional 2 years. Edgewood submitted a proposal that was selected to provide these services, to begin July 1, 2015.

DISCUSSION:
Edgewood will provide outpatient mental health services, and mental health services under the San Mateo County Mental Health Plan (MHP), as well as child abuse treatment services. The contractor's Child Abuse Treatment program is designed for children who have been sexually or physically abused and/or exploited/neglected. The contractor will work with the following San Mateo County agencies to provide child abuse ...

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