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File #: 22-807    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/13/2022 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 10/18/2022 Final action: 10/18/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Gaurav Abbi, MD, A Professional Corporation, extending the term by one month through November 30, 2022, and increasing the amount payable under the agreement by $60,000 to an amount not to exceed $506,953.
Attachments: 1. 20221018_r_Gaurav Abbi MD.pdf, 2. 20221018_a_Gaurav Abbi MD.pdf
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 the Agreement with Gaurav Abbi, MD, A Professional Corporation to Provide Orthopedic Surgery Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Gaurav Abbi, MD, A Professional Corporation, extending the term by one month through November 30, 2022, and increasing the amount payable under the agreement by $60,000 to an amount not to exceed $506,953.

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BACKGROUND:
Dr. Gaurav Abbi has been providing orthopedic services to patients at San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) since September 2016 and has expressed interest in continuing to provide those services.

In October 2021, the County and Dr. Abbi, A Professional Cooptation, entered into an agreement for orthopedic surgery services for the term of October 1, 2020, through September 30, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $430,000.

In August 2022, the parties amended the agreement to extend the term through October 31, 2022, and increase the contract amount by $16,953 to an amount not to exceed $446,953.

Negotiations for renewal of his contract are continuing. requiring a further extension of his currently amended agreement.

DISCUSSION:
Under this amendment, Dr. Abbi has agreed to continue to provide orthopedic surgery services for one additional month, to allow for additional time to negotiate a new agreement.

County Administrative Memorandum B-1 provides that contracts for physicians are exempt from the Request for Proposals process.

The amendment and resolution have been reviewed and approved by the County Attorney 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 tha...

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