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File #: 20-722    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/31/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/29/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with John Muir Behavioral Health Center for psychiatric inpatient hospital services for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200929_r_John Muir, 2. 20200929_a_John Muir
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Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health & Recovery Services
Subject: Agreement with John Muir Behavioral Health Center for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with John Muir Behavioral Health Center for psychiatric inpatient hospital services for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.

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BACKGROUND:
Since 2002, the County has contracted with John Muir Behavioral Health Center (John Muir) for psychiatric inpatient hospital services. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) also contracts with Mills-Peninsula Medical Center and Fremont Hospital for these services. These services are used to accommodate emergency admissions when San Mateo Medical Center is full. BHRS would like to renew the agreement with John Muir Behavioral Health Center.

Under the B-1 Administrative Memorandum, the selection of providers delivering inpatient psychiatric hospital services for mental health clients is exempt from the Request for Proposals requirement. In order to improve service capacity, BHRS may contract for psychiatric inpatient hospital services with any willing qualified provider.

DISCUSSION:
The agreement with John Muir is based on fee-for-service rates, which include psychiatric inpatient hospital services for Medi-Cal covered youth and adults, as well as psychiatric inpatient hospital services for uninsured youth and adults. Administrative Day rates, which are set by the State, are also included. Only services authorized by BHRS will be paid.

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