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File #: 16-847    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/10/2017 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 12/12/2017
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health HIV Services for funding to provide primary health care and psycho-social services to individuals with HIV/AIDS for the term of March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018, in an amount not to exceed $1,176,303.
Attachments: 1. 20171212_r_CCSF_HIV_Health_Services.pdf, 2. 20171212_a_CCSF_HIV_Health_Services.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise Rogers, Chief, Health System
Cassius Lockett, Director, Public Health, Policy and Planning

Subject: Agreement with the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health to Provide HIV/AIDS Health Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health HIV Services for funding to provide primary health care and psycho-social services to individuals with HIV/AIDS for the term of March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018, in an amount not to exceed $1,176,303.

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BACKGROUND:
The Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 1990 (CARE) provides funding to eligible metropolitan areas (EMA) that are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. EMAs utilize this funding for the development, organization, coordination, and operation of more effective and cost efficient systems that deliver essential services to individuals with HIV/AIDS and their families. Funding comes to the San Mateo Public Health STD/HIV Program (SMSH) through an agreement with the Bay Area EMA's fiscal agent, the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF).

DISCUSSION:
SMSH utilizes CARE funding to provide a continuum of services, which includes outpatient ambulatory medical care, medical case management, housing assistance, outpatient and residential drug treatment, oral care, mental health, a food program, laboratory costs and medical supplies. This agreement is late due to delays from the federal government in releasing funds to CCSF, which did not send the agreement to the County until late September 2017.

The Resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County's fiscal obligations by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

The agreement and Resolution have been reviewed and approved by County Counsel as to form.

Approval of this Resolu...

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