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File #: 20-0444    Version: 1 Name: Retroactive Medi-Cal County Inmate Program Participation Agreement and Administrative Services Agreement
Type: Agenda Item Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/23/2020 In control: Public Health
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #: Agreement No. 20-262, Agreement No. 20-263
Title: 1. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Participation Agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services for participation in the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program, effective July 1, 2020. This Agreement shall remain in effect upon the same terms and conditions as long as the County has an active Administrative Services Agreement with DHCS ($800,000 per annum); and 2. Approve and authorize the Chairman to Execute a retroactive Administrative Services Agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services to allow reimbursement for administration of the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program for State Fiscal Year 2020-23, effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023 ($23,431)
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Attachment A, 3. Agreement A-20-262 with DHCS - Participation, 4. Agreement A-20-263 with DHCS - Administrative Services
DATE: July 7, 2020

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: David Pomaville, Director, Department of Public Health

SUBJECT: Retroactive Medi-Cal County Inmate Program Participation Agreement and Administrative Services Agreement

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a retroactive Participation Agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services for participation in the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program, effective July 1, 2020. This Agreement shall remain in effect upon the same terms and conditions as long as the County has an active Administrative Services Agreement with DHCS ($800,000 per annum); and

2. Approve and authorize the Chairman to Execute a retroactive Administrative Services Agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services to allow reimbursement for administration of the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program for State Fiscal Year 2020-23, effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023 ($23,431)
REPORT
Approval of the first recommended action will allow medical providers to seek reimbursement from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Medi-Cal County Inmate Program (MCIP) for covered inpatient hospital services (covered services) rendered to eligible County adult inmates and juvenile wards (eligible inmates) effective July 1, 2020 until such time as either party provides written notice of non-renewal; and approval of the second recommended action provides for the reimbursement to Department of Health Care Services for their service costs to administer the MCIP. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Should your Board not approve the recommended action, providers would not be reimbursed by DHCS for covered services provided to eligible inmates who are incarcerated at Fresno County Detention Facilities and the Juvenile Justice Campus. Furthermore, the County would retain responsibility for payment to providers for these services. County provider participation ...

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