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File #: 20-738    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/24/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/29/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an Operations Management Agreement with Brius, LLC relating to the operation of Burlingame Skilled Nursing for the term of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2025.
Attachments: 1. 20200929_r_Brius.pdf, 2. 20200929_a_Brius.pdf
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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: Operations Management Agreement with Brius, LLC

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an Operations Management Agreement with Brius, LLC relating to the operation of Burlingame Skilled Nursing for the term of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2025.

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BACKGROUND:
In July 2012, San Mateo County Health entered into an Operations Management Agreement ("Original Agreement") with Brius, LLC to manage the Burlingame Long Term Care facility, a skilled nursing facility ("SNF") now known as Burlingame Skilled Nursing ("Facility"), on behalf of San Mateo Medical Center ("SMMC"). The County had previously entered into a Lease Agreement for the Facility and had been operating the Facility at a loss of revenue. The Original Agreement with Brius allowed for the operation of the Facility under San Mateo Medical Center's license, preserved in the County 281 skilled nursing beds devoted to Medi-Cal beneficiaries, as well as many union jobs. Brius has performed well under the Original Agreement: the quality of patient care as rated by external auditors has improved and patients move smoothly from SMMC to the Facility.
The Original Agreement is set to expire on September 30, 2020. The parties have negotiated extensively to put a new agreement in place to address the ongoing management of the Facility and to ensure the highest level of patient care.

DISCUSSION:
SMMC has negotiated an agreement with Brius, LLC to manage the Facility for the next five years (from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2025), with an option to renew for another five years, which, if exercised, would take the term of the Agreement to 2030 ("New Agreement"). San Mateo County leadership is gravely concerned about the erosion ...

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