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File #: 20-476    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/5/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action: 6/30/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Kirsten J. Rittenbach, DDS, MD, to provide oral and maxillofacial surgery services for the term of July 6, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200630_r_Kirsten Rittenbach, DDS, MD, Inc., 2. 20200630_a_Kirsten Rittenbach, DDS, MD, Inc.
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 Kirsten J. Rittenbach, DDS, MD, to Provide Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Kirsten J. Rittenbach, DDS, MD, to provide oral and maxillofacial surgery services for the term of July 6, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.

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BACKGROUND:
San Mateo County is responsible for providing necessary medical and dental care to its medically indigent population, and access to services to its general population. Dr. Rittenbach has been providing oral and maxillofacial surgery services at San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) since July 2015 and will continue to provide at least, the same level that she currently provides to the County.

DISCUSSION:
The County's need for oral and maxillofacial services is increasing due to the aging of its patient population. SMMC will continue to meet this growing need through contracts with Dr. Rittenbach and other dental surgeons. Dr. Rittenbach has agreed to provide the necessary surgery, clinic and call coverage for County patients.

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.

The resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County fiscal obligations by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

It is anticipated that 100% of all oral and maxillofacial surgery services provided will adhere to the infection control standards as defined by the Joint Commission and Title XXII of the State of California, Code of Regulations, which will result in reduced risk of healt...

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