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File #: 19-1214    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/14/2019 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sanjay Bindra, MD to provide cardiology services for the term of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 in an amount not to exceed $570,000.
Attachments: 1. 20191210_r_Sanjay Bindra, MD, 2. 20191210_a_Vijay Bindra, MD.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Chester J. Kunnappilly, MD, Chief Executive Officer, San Mateo Medical Center
Subject: Agreement with Sanjay Bindra, MD to Provide Cardiology Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sanjay Bindra, MD to provide cardiology services for the term of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 in an amount not to exceed $570,000.

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BACKGROUND:
San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) has a continuing need for contracted medical staff to provide cardiology medical services.

DISCUSSION:
Dr. Bindra will assume the clinic duties that include the provision of cardiology services, in addition to providing on-call coverage.

County Administrative Memorandum B-1 provides that contracts for physicians are exempt from the Request for Proposals process.

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

It is anticipated that wait times for all cardiac studies will decrease by 50%.

PERFORMANCE MEASURE:
Measure
FY 2018-19 Estimated
FY 2019-20 Projected
Percentage of decrease in wait times for all cardiac studies
N/A*
50%
* New Measure

FISCAL IMPACT:
The term of the agreement is January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. The amount of the agreement is not to exceed $570,000 for the one-year term. Funds in the amount of $285,000 are included in the SMMC FY 2019-20 Adopted Budget. Funds in the amount of $285,000 will be included in the SMMC FY 2020-21 Recommended Budget.

The payment provisions of the agreement are based on the 2018 rates published by the Medical Group Management Association, which SMMC uses to benchmark its physician contract compensation.

Expenses at SMMC are covered by fees for services or third-party payors whenever possible. The portion of expenses for services provided to the medically indigent or to thos...

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