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File #: 21-700    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/17/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sitike for substance use disorder treatment services, for the term July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $570,744.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_r_Sitike, 2. 20210914_a_Sitike

Special Notice / Hearing:                         None__

      Vote Required:                         Majority

 

To:                      Honorable Board of Supervisors

From:                      Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health

Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

 

Subject:                      Agreement with Sitike for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Sitike for substance use disorder treatment services, for the term July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $570,744.

 

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BACKGROUND:

For over 20 years, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) has contracted with Sitike for substance use disorder treatment services for adult men and women.  Services include psycho-education groups, individual counseling, case management, vocational rehabilitation, and anger management.

 

In April 2016, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Federal Government approved the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) waiver for substance use disorder treatment services. In February 2017, Sitike began providing services under the DMC-ODS waiver, which allowed Sitike and other providers to bill for many more services than they were previously able.

 

DISCUSSION:

Through the DMC-ODS waiver, Sitike provides expanded substance use disorder treatment services for men and women. DHCS continues to require changes in service delivery and reporting requirements of substance use disorder treatment services through the DMC-ODS waiver. Due to these changes, BHRS is requesting your Board waive the Request for Proposals (RFP) process for substance use disorder treatment services for one year, allowing BHRS time to finalize the implementation of DMC-ODS waiver-related changes to this and all other BHRS substance use related contracts. In late 2021, BHRS will release an RFP for substance use disorder treatment services to start on July 1, 2022.

 

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

 

The agreement and resolution have been reviewed and approved by County Counsel as to form. This agreement has been delayed due to prolonged contract negotiations and is on the Continuing Resolution.

 

Successful treatment discharge occurs when a program participant completes his/her treatment/recovery plan or when a participant is transferred to the next appropriate level of care. It is anticipated that 70% of clients will achieve a successful treatment discharge.

 

PERFORMANCE MEASURE:

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FY 2020-21 Actual

FY 2021-22 Estimated

Percentage of clients who achieve a successful treatment discharge

70% 44 clients

70% 44 clients

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

The term of the agreement is July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. The amount of the agreement is not to exceed $570,744 and will be included in the BHRS FY 2021-22 Approved Budget. The Mental Health Services Act will fund $14,974; Federal Financial Participation for Drug Med-Cal will fund $73,529; Substance Abuse and Prevention Treatment Block Grant will fund $204,804; AB 109 will fund $3,418; and 2011 Realignment will fund $20,087. The Net County Cost is $253,932.