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File #: 22-673    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/11/2022 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Helios Healthcare, LLC for residential rehabilitation and long-term care services, increasing the amount by $139,430 to an amount not to exceed $2,749,880 with no change to the agreement term.
Attachments: 1. 20220913_r_Helios, 2. 20220913_a_Helios
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Lisa Mancini, Interim Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services and Director, Aging and Adult Services
Subject: Agreement with Helios Healthcare, LLC for Residential Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Helios Healthcare, LLC for residential rehabilitation and long-term care services, increasing the amount by $139,430 to an amount not to exceed $2,749,880 with no change to the agreement term.

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BACKGROUND:
Helios Healthcare, LLC (Helios) is a provider of mental health services in a locked facility setting. Helios provides neurobehavioral, psychosocial rehabilitation, adult residential, wellness recovery action planning, and health and wellness programs. Helios' services include behavior modification, skilled nursing, life skills training, recreation and rehabilitation, neurobehavioral support, dementia and Alzheimer's care, behavior intervention, vocational and pre-vocational training, and self-advocacy.

Since 1988, Helios has been providing services to San Mateo County residents as a sister company to Crestwood Behavioral Healthcare, which also contracts with the County to provide specialized mental health services. Under the B-1 Administrative Memorandum, the selection of providers for long-term locked facility services is exempt from the Request for Proposals requirement.

In August 2021, this Board approved an agreement with Helios for the term of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2024, for an amount not to exceed $2,610,450.

DISCUSSION:
Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) recently received notice that Helios rates will be increased. As a result, BHRS is recommending an amendment to update the rates and increase the total maximum amount of the agreement.

Helios will conti...

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