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File #: 22-247    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/10/2022 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 4/5/2022 Final action: 4/5/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an addendum to the participation agreement with the State of California Department of Health Care Services in the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program for the term of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023.
Attachments: 1. 20220405_r_DHCS MCIP, 2. 20220405_a_DHCS MCIP
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
Carlos Morales, Director, Correctional Health Services

Subject: Addendum to the Participation Agreement with Department of Health Care Services in the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an addendum to the participation agreement with the State of California Department of Health Care Services in the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program for the term of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023.

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BACKGROUND:
In June 2014, this Board designated Correctional Health Services (CHS) as the entity to assist county jail inmates with their applications for health insurance affordability programs in accordance with Assembly Bill (AB) 720, Chapter 646, as part of California's implementation of the Affordable Care Act. This effort was also implemented in order to leverage savings in preparation of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Medi-Cal County Inmate Program (MCIP), which consists of the following three programs:

* Adult County Inmate Program, authorized in AB1628 and added in Welfare and Institutions Code section 14503.7, provides Medi-Cal coverage to eligible adult county inmates for inpatient hospital services provided off the grounds of the correctional institutions. Claims eligible for this program are retroactive from November 1, 2010.

* Juvenile County Ward Program, authorized in AB396 and Senate Bill (SB) 695, and added in Welfare and Institutions Code section 14053.8, provides Medi-Cal coverage to eligible juvenile county wards for inpatient hospital and inpatient mental health services provided off the grounds of the correctional institutions. Claims eligible for this program are retroactive from January 1, 2012.

* County Compassionate Release Pro...

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