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File #: 19-025    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/10/2018 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sutter Health on behalf of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center for psychiatric inpatient hospital services for the term July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000.
Attachments: 1. 20190108_r_Mills Peninsula Hospitals, 2. 20190108_a_Mills-Pen.pdf
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Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Stephen Kaplan, Interim Director, Behavioral Health & Recovery Services

Subject: Agreement with Sutter Health on behalf of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sutter Health on behalf of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center for psychiatric inpatient hospital services for the term July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000.

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BACKGROUND:
Since 1995, the County has contracted with Mills-Peninsula Hospitals for psychiatric inpatient hospital services. These services are used to accommodate emergency admissions in the northern region of the County and when San Mateo Medical Center is full.

For FY 2017-2018, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) contracted with Mills Peninsula Hospitals and John Muir Behavioral Health Center and for FY 2017-2019 with BHC Fremont Hospital, Inc. dba Fremont Hospitals. The contracted psychiatric inpatient hospitals that provide services to San Mateo County clients include: Mills Peninsula Hospitals, John Muir Behavioral Health Center, Fremont Hospital, and Verity Incorporated dba Seton Medical.

Under the B-1 Administrative Memorandum, the selection of providers delivering inpatient psychiatric hospital services for mental health clients is exempt from the Request for Proposals requirement. In order to improve service capacity, BHRS may contract for psychiatric inpatient hospital services with any willing qualified provider.

DISCUSSION:
The agreement with Mills-Peninsula Hospitals is based on fee-for-service rates, which include psychiatric inpatient hospital services for Medi-Cal-covered youth and adults, as well as psychiatric inpatient hospital services for uninsured youth and adults. Administrative Day rat...

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