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File #: 21-1015    Version: 1 Name: Retroactive submission of the FY 2021-22 Children's Medical Services Plan
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/28/2021 In control: Public Health
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approve plan submission for the FY 2021-22 Children's Medical Services Allocation for child health services and authorize the Chairman to execute Certification Statements as required by the California Department of Health Care Services, retroactive to July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 ($10,527,134)
Sponsors: Public Health
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. FY 2021-22 CMS Plan and Budget
DATE: November 16, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

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

SUBJECT: Retroactive FY 2021-22 Children's Medical Services Plan Funding

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Approve plan submission for the FY 2021-22 Children's Medical Services Allocation for child health services and authorize the Chairman to execute Certification Statements as required by the California Department of Health Care Services, retroactive to July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 ($10,527,134)
REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will allow the County to continue to receive non-competitive funding from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for five mandated child health services programs: California Children's Services (CCS), Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP), Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC), Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care - Caseload Relief (HCPCFC-CR), and Psychotropic Medication Monitoring and Oversight (PMM&O), with no Net County Cost. The allocation covers the administrative costs of the five programs and includes full recovery of indirect costs. The anticipated County match, estimated at $196,149, will be funded with Health Realignment. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

There are no viable alternative actions as the County is mandated by DHCS to administer all five programs. Should your Board not approve the recommended action, the Department would not have sufficient funds to offset mandated program service costs.

RETROACTIVE AGREEMENT:

The Department received notification of the FY 2021-22 budget allocations from DHCS on September 24, 2021 and all five allocations are retroactive to July 1, 2021. This item is brought to your Board in accordance with the agenda item processing timelines. The approved CMS Plan submission deadline to DHCS is November 21, 2021.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no Net County Cost associated with the recommended a...

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