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File #: 21-524    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/19/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 6/29/2021 Final action: 6/29/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with LifeMoves for community health outreach services, extending the term through December 31, 2021, increasing the fiscal obligation by $103,000 to an amount not to exceed $309,770, and incorporating emergency response provisions.
Attachments: 1. 20210629_r_ LifeMovesCommunityHealthOutreachServices(cco edits).pdf, 2. 20210629_a_WPC LiveMoves Contract_Amendment.docx
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Srija Srinivasan, Acting Director, Public Health, Policy and Planning
Subject: Amendment to Agreement with LifeMoves for Homeless Outreach, Location and Engagement Services for the Whole Person Care Pilot

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with LifeMoves for community health outreach services, extending the term through December 31, 2021, increasing the fiscal obligation by $103,000 to an amount not to exceed $309,770, and incorporating emergency response provisions.
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BACKGROUND:
Whole Person Care (WPC) is a pilot program funded under the renewal of California's Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver (Medi-Cal 2020). San Mateo County Health (SMCH) is implementing the WPC pilot to provide a coordinated, efficient, and effective delivery of medical, behavioral health, and social services to the County's highest-risk and vulnerable populations. Through an agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), SMCH receives up to $16,536,771 in new revenue annually, with funds rolling over from year to year, as needed, for WPC services for the period January 1, 2017 through December 2020.

SMCH has focused its efforts on persons who are high utilizers of emergency services and meet one of three target populations including: those with mental health challenges, substance use disorders, and those who experience homelessness. Many clients served meet two or more of these criteria and have multiple existing chronic health conditions that are poorly managed. The pilot funds specific programs within County Health, Health Plan of San Mateo and the Human Services Agency (HSA) to directly serve these individuals. The WPC pilot, through the Bridges to Wellness Team, in partnership with LifeMoves, a community based organization (CBO), seeks to out...

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