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File #: 3177   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2020 Department: Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: v Memorandum of Understanding 2020-2021 with the Community Health Association Inland Southern Region Membership
Attachments: 1. CON - ARMC - 11-17-20 - Community Health Association Inland Southern Region, 2. COV - ARMC - 11-17-20 - Community Health Association Inland Southern Region
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
WILLIAM L. GILBERT, Director, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

SUBJECT
Title v
Memorandum of Understanding 2020-2021 with the Community Health Association Inland Southern Region Membership
End
RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve Memorandum of Understanding 2020-21 with Community Health Association Inland Southern Region Membership.
(Presenter: William L. Gilbert, Director, 580-6150)
Body

COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this Memorandum of Understanding with Community Health Association Inland Southern Region will not result in the use of Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost) as this recommended affiliation is non-financial in nature.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The Community Health Association Inland Southern Region ("CHAISR") provides support for community-based health centers and clinics located throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. The Community Health Association Inland Southern Region was founded in 2009, incorporated in 2010, and designated a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 2011. Safety Net hospitals (SNHs) are types of medical centers in the United States that by legal obligation or mission provides healthcare for individuals regardless of their insurance status. This legal mandate forces SNHs to serve all populations. Such hospitals typically service a higher number of uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, Children's Health Insurance (CHiP), low-income, and other vulnerable individuals than their "non-safety net hospital" counterparts. The non-profit association supports SNHs, community health centers and clinics in the Inland Southern Region. The Association provides advocacy, public policy promotion and education, as well as resources and networking opport...

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