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File #: 4333   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2021 Department: Behavioral Health
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: Standardized Contract Template Amendment for Contracts Providing Specialty Mental Health Services
Attachments: 1. COV-DBH-6-8-21-CCR Rate Adjustment FINAL, 2. ATT-DBH-6-8-21-CCR Rate Adjustment FINAL, 3. ATT-DBH-6-8-21 CCR Rate Adjustment-County Contract Rate Form
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 8, 2021

FROM
VERONICA KELLEY, Director, Department of Behavioral Health

SUBJECT
Title
Standardized Contract Template Amendment for Contracts Providing Specialty Mental Health Services
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Approve a standardized contract template Amendment to amend contracts with providers for the provision of Specialty Mental Health Services in order to remove the County Contract Rate Provisions, effective March 1, 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
2. Authorize the Assistant Executive Officer of Human Services, the Deputy Executive Officer of Human Services, or the Director of the Department of Behavioral Health to execute the contract template Amendment with the providers of Specialty Mental Health services, and make any non-substantive changes on behalf of the County, subject to review by County Counsel.
3. Direct the Director of Behavioral Health to transmit all documents and amendments in relation to this action to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 30 days of execution.
4. Authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Health or designee to submit the County Contract Rate form to the Department of Health Care Services to remove previously established county contract rate limits.
(Presenter: Veronica Kelley, Director, 388-0801)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
This item does not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). Specialty Mental Health Services are funded by 1991 and 2011 Realignment, Mental Health Services Act, and Short-Doyle Medi-Cal for services provided to eligible beneficiaries. Adequate appropriation and revenue have been included in the Department of Behavio...

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