San Mateo County Logo
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 21-058    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/30/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action: 1/12/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing a seventh amendment to the agreement with Regulatory, Risk, Compliance Specialists, Inc., to provide regulatory consulting services, increasing the amount by $100,000, to an amount not to exceed $1,200,000.
Attachments: 1. 20210112_r_Regulatory, Risk, Compliance Specialists, Inc, 2. 20210112_a_Regulatory, Risk, Compliance Specialists, 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: Amendment to Agreement with Regulatory, Risk, Compliance Specialists, Inc. to Provide Regulatory Consulting Services

RECOMMENDATION:
title
Adopt a resolution authorizing a seventh amendment to the agreement with Regulatory, Risk, Compliance Specialists, Inc., to provide regulatory consulting services, increasing the amount by $100,000, to an amount not to exceed $1,200,000.

body
BACKGROUND:
In April 2017, San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) entered into an agreement with Regulatory, Risk, Compliance Specialists, Inc. (RRCS) for regulatory consulting services. In September 2017, your Board approved an amendment to waive the Request for Proposals process and extend the term through December 2018, with an associated increase in funding. The agreement has subsequently been amended several times, most recently by SMMC's CEO, to extend the term through June 30, 2021, to allow time for this proposed amendment to be approved by your Board.

DISCUSSION:
SMMC anticipates a continued need for assistance from RRCS in reviewing documentation of medical necessity for SMMC's patients. Therefore, SMMC is requesting that your Board approve an increase in funding.

The amendment 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 the percentage of medical necessity errors/variances needing correction will be reduced to 5%.

PERFORMANCE MEASURE:
Measure
FY 2019-20 Actual
FY 2020-21 Estimated
Percentage of medical necessity errors/variances needing correction
5%
5%

FISCAL IMPACT:
The term of the amended agreement is April 1, 2017...

Click here for full text