BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE: A) PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH LUCILE PACKARD CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND SAN MATEO HEALTH COMMISSION DOING BUSINESS AS THE HEALTH PLAN OF SAN MATEO FOR OBSTETRIC AND PEDIATRIC SERVICES FOR THE TERM JUNE 1, 2010 THROUGH MAY 31, 2012, FOR A MAXIMUM OBLIGATION OF $1,453,500; AND B) CHIEF OF HEALTH SYSTEM OR DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE CONTRACT AMENDMENTS WHICH MODIFY THE COUNTY'S MAXIMUM FISCAL OBLIGATION BY NO MORE THAN $25,000 (IN AGGREGATE), AND/OR MODIFY THE CONTRACT TERM AND/OR SERVICES SO LONG AS THE MODIFIED TERM OR SERVICES IS/ARE WITHIN THE CURRENT OR REVISED FISCAL PROVISIONS.
RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, that
WHEREAS, the County of San Mateo operates health care facilities that provide care to, among others, those residents of the County who have little or no access to other sources of medical care; and
WHEREAS, the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) is a not-for-profit hospital with a mission that includes a commitment to advancing family-centered care and advocating on behalf of children and expectant mothers; and
WHEREAS, the San Mateo Health Commission doing business as the Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM) serves as the County’s third party administrator for health care services provided to medically indigent County residents, as well as those covered under programs such as Medi-Cal, Healthy Families, Healthy Kids, and Medicare Care Advantage; and
WHEREAS, the County, LPCH and HPSM, consistent with their respective missions, seek to increase access to medical care for underserved and vulnerable residents of San Mateo County through participation in the Community Health Network for the Underserved (CHNU); and
WHEREAS, the County, LPCH and HPSM have negotiated a Memorandum of Agreement that sets forth their respective and mutual obligations with respect to the CHNU; and
WHEREAS, this Memorandum of Agreement has been presented to this Board for its consideration and this Board has reviewed as to both form and substance and desires to enter into it.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ORDERED that the President of this Board of Supervisors be and is hereby authorized and directed to execute said Agreement for and on behalf of the County of San Mateo, and the Clerk of the Board shall attest the President’s signature thereto.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief of the Health System or designee shall be authorized to execute amendments to the Memorandum of Agreement which increase the County’s maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $25,000 (in aggregate), and/or modify the term and/or services so long as the modified term or services is/are within the current or revised fiscal provisions.
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