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File #: 20-078    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/30/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 2/25/2020 Final action: 2/25/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sequoia Urology Center to provide urology services for the term of March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200225_r_Sequoia Urology Center, 2. 20200225_a_Sequoia Urology Center
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 Sequoia Urology Center to Provide Urology Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sequoia Urology Center to provide urology services for the term of March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.

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

DISCUSSION:
Sequoia Urology Center will assume some of the clinic duties that include the provision of urology 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 for emergency room and inpatient services involving urology, the number of patients requiring transfer to outside facilities will decrease by 50%.

PERFORMANCE MEASURE:
Measure
FY 2020-21
Estimated
FY 2021-22
Projected
Percentage of decrease in number of patients requiring transfer to outside facilities for emergency room and inpatient services involving urology
50%
N/A


FISCAL IMPACT:
The term of the agreement is March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2022. The amount of the agreement is not to exceed $1,000,000 for the two-year term. Funds in the amount of $500,000 are included in the SMMC FY 2020-21 Recommended Budget. Funds in the amount of $500,000 will be included in the SMMC FY 2021-22 Recommended Budget.

The payment provisions are based on the 2019 rates published by the Medical Group Management Association, which SMMC uses to benchmark its physician contract compensation.

Expenses at SMM...

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