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File #: 20-330    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/13/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sharareh Moraveji, MD to provide gastroenterology services for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200519_r_Moraveji Sharareh, MD, 2. 20200519_a_Moraveji Sharareh, MD
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 Sharareh Moraveji, MD to Provide Gastroenterology Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sharareh Moraveji, MD to provide gastroenterology services for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.

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

DISCUSSION:
Dr. Moraveji will assume the clinic duties that include the provision of gastroenterology 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 gastroenterology, the number of patients requiring transfer to outside facilities will decrease by 50%.

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


FISCAL IMPACT:
The term of the agreement is July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022. The amount of the agreement is not to exceed $2,000,000 for the two-year term. Funds in the amount of $1,000,000 are included in the SMMC FY 2020-21 Recommended Budget. Funds in the amount of $1,000,000 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 co...

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