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 ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OPERATING A, LP DOING BUSINESS AS ODYSSEY HOSPICE TO PROVIDE INPATIENT HOSPICE CARE SERVICES FOR PATIENTS REFERRED TO SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER FOR THE TERM MAY 1, 2010 THROUGH APRIL 30, 2013, FOR AN APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $1,500,000 IN REVENUE WITH NO NET COUNTY COST; AND B) CHIEF OF THE 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, Odyssey HealthCare Operating A, LP doing business as Odyssey Hospice (Odyssey) is engaged in the provision of interdisciplinary services for the palliation and management of terminally-ill patients; and
WHEREAS, from time to time hospice patients require facility-based services for residential purposes and/or inpatient care for pain control, symptom management or respite; and
WHEREAS, San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) has been providing inpatient hospice care services to Odyssey since 2004; and
WHEREAS, the Agreement will be for zero dollars, with no Net County Cost associated with it; and
WHEREAS, the proposed Agreement which will allow SMMC to receive payment for the services provided to Odyssey’s patients has been held up in complex negotiations between the County and Odyssey; and
WHEREAS, it is anticipated that the amount of revenue to be received from treating patients requiring inpatient care will be approximately $500,000 per year; and
WHEREAS, SMMC will receive approximately $1,500,000 in revenue over the term of the Agreement for inpatient services provided to Odyssey patients treated at SMMC; and
WHEREAS, this Board has been presented with a form of such Agreement, has examined and approved it as to both form and content, 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 is authorized 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.
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