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File #: 20-463    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action: 6/30/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement between San Mateo County Aging and Adult Services and the San Mateo Community Health Authority, dba Health Plan of San Mateo, to provide Multipurpose Senior Services Program services for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $2,731,662.
Attachments: 1. 20200630_r_MSSP HPSM, 2. 20200630_a_First Amendment_Rate Change_Final
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Lisa Mancini, Director, Aging and Adult Services

Subject: Amendment to Agreement with the Health Plan of San Mateo

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement between San Mateo County Aging and Adult Services and the San Mateo Community Health Authority, dba Health Plan of San Mateo, to provide Multipurpose Senior Services Program services for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $2,731,662.

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BACKGROUND:
The Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) provides social and health care management services to frail elders who are eligible for Medi-Cal. MSSP aims to keep clients living independently in the community and to prevent or delay placement in a nursing facility. Since 2014, the Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM) has paid Aging and Adult Services (AAS) to provide MSSP services. On April 8, 2014, the Board approved an agreement with HPSM to provide MSSP for the term of April 1, 2014, through October 31, 2015, in an amount not to exceed $1,085,280.

Through HPSM, San Mateo County was selected by the State to be one of eight California counties to participate in Cal MediConnect, a three-year demonstration project with the goal of developing new approaches to coordinated care for people who are eligible for both MSSP and Medi-Cal. In November 2015, MSSP transitioned from operating as a waiver program to a Medi-Cal managed care benefit, as part of the full implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative. As a result, on December 8, 2015, AAS entered into an agreement to provide MSSP for HPSM for the term of November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2018, with automatic, successive 12-month renewals.

In November 2019, the California Department of Aging announced a new MSSP rate. The MSSP rate increased from $357.08...

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