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  Consent-Health & Human Services   #   23.    
Board of Supervisors Community Health  
Meeting Date: 01/15/2019  
Brief Title:    DHCS-County-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities FY19-22
From: Karen Larsen, Director, Health and Human Services Agency
Staff Contact: Brian Vaughn, Community Health Branch Director, Health and Human Services Agency, x8771

Subject
Approve Agreement No. 19-96028 with the California Department of Health Care Services to receive funding in the amount of up to $1,000,000 per budget year for a total amount of up to $3,000,000 for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 to perform County-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities. (No general fund impact) (Larsen)
Recommended Action
Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement No. 19-96028 with the California Department of Health Care Services  (DHCS) to receive funding in the amount of up to $1,000,000 per budget year for a total amount of up to $3,000,000 for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 to perform County-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities on behalf of DHCS for assisting in the proper and efficient administration of the Medi-Cal Program.
Strategic Plan Goal(s)
Operational Excellence
Thriving Residents
Safe Communities
Reason for Recommended Action/Background
This is a standard Agreement issued by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to California Counties to perform County-based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities on behalf of DHCS for the proper and efficient administration of the Medi-Cal Program. The purpose is to improve the availability and accessibility of Medical Services to Medi-Cal eligible and potentially eligible individuals and their families.

This funding may be used for Medi-Cal outreach, referral, coordination and monitoring of Medi-Cal Services; facilitating Medi-Cal applications; arranging/providing non-emergency, non-medical transportation; contract administration for Medi-Cal Services; program planning and policy development for Medi-Cal Services; MAA/TCM coordination and claims; administration and implementation training; and general administration related to the Medi-Cal program.

Approval of this agreement will enable the Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) to receive funding to support delivery of Medi-Cal related services to the population of Yolo County in an effective and efficient way.
Collaborations (including Board advisory groups and external partner agencies)
County Counsel has approved this Agreement as to form.
Competitive Bid Process
Not applicable to state agreements.

Fiscal Information
Potential fiscal impact (see notes in explanation section below)
Fiscal Impact of this Expenditure
Total cost of recommended action $0
Amount budgeted for expenditure $0
Additional expenditure authority needed $0
On-going commitment (annual cost) $0
Source of Funds for this Expenditure
DHCS - State Funding
Further explanation as needed
No general funds are required by this action.  This agreement will provide funding for Medi-Cal Administration Activities to Yolo County on behalf of DHCS in an amount up to $3 million over the next three years.  Exact reimbursement amounts are currently unknown, but will be will be included in the requested budget process for future fiscal years.

The following is a breakdown of the maximum funding provided by this agreement:
 
FY19-20 FY20-21 FY21-22 Total
$1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,000,000
       
 

 
Attachments
Att. A. State Agreement

Form Review
Inbox Reviewed By Date
Karen Larsen Karen Larsen 12/21/2018 04:12 PM
Financial Services Tom Haynes 01/03/2019 03:09 PM
County Counsel Hope Welton 01/04/2019 04:08 PM
Form Started By: ccontreras Started On: 11/29/2018 01:59 PM
Final Approval Date: 01/04/2019
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