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File #: 18-1514    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 11/14/2018 In control: DHHS: Public Health
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Certification of Compliance for the Child Health Disability Prevention and California Children's Services Programs for Fiscal Year 2018-19
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. CHDP Certification Statement, 3. CCS Certification Statement

To: Board of Supervisors

From: DHHS: Public Health

SUBJECT:
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Certification of Compliance for the Child Health Disability Prevention and California Children's Services Programs for Fiscal Year 2018-19
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to sign the Certification Statements for the Child Health and Disability Prevention and California Children's Services Programs; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return the two (2) signed original Certification Statements to Public Health - Administration for submission to the State Department of Health Care Services.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Public Health Fund

DISCUSSION:
The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health - Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division (MCAH) has been administering the Child Health and Disability (CHDP) and California Children's Services (CCS) programs locally since 1980.

CHDP is a preventive program that delivers periodic health assessments and services to low income children and youth in California. CHDP provides care coordination to assist families with medical appointment scheduling, transportation, and access to diagnostic and treatment services. Health assessments are provided by enrolled private physicians, community clinics, managed care plans and some local school districts.

CCS is a statewide program that authorizes diagnosis and treatment for financially eligible children with certain physical limitations and chronic health conditions or diseases. In addition, CCS authorizes the purchase of specific medical services and equipment, and provides physical and occupational therapy through the Medical Therapy Program. These services are provided at the Medical Therapy Unit located at the Glen Paul School site in Eureka.

The State Department of Health Care Services - Children's Medical Services Branch (CMS) requires an annual application process for the provision of CHDP and CCS services ...

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