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File #: 18-1536    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 11/16/2018 In control: DHHS: Behavioral Health
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: First Amendment to the Mental Health Organizational Provider Services Agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc. Regarding the Provision of Children's Specialty Mental Health Treatment Services to Eligible Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Residing in Humboldt County
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Revised First Amendment to FY 18-19 Victor Treatment Centers Agreement (11-13-18), 3. Executed Victor Treatment Centers Inc FY 18-19
To: Board of Supervisors

From: DHHS: Mental Health

SUBJECT:
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First Amendment to the Mental Health Organizational Provider Services Agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc. Regarding the Provision of Children's Specialty Mental Health Treatment Services to Eligible Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Residing in Humboldt County
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors approve, and authorize the Chair of the Board to execute, the attached first amendment to the mental health organizational provider services agreement with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc. regarding the provision of children's specialty mental health treatment services for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) fully executed original copies of the attached first amendment to the Department of Health and Human Services - Contract Unit for further processing.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Mental Health Fund

DISCUSSION:
The Board of Supervisors has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services - Mental Health ("DHHS - Mental Health") to operate the County of Humboldt's Mental Health Plan. The provision of specialty mental health treatment services to all Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in Humboldt County that meet necessary criteria is, and will remain, the responsibility of DHHS - Mental Health. Therefore, since April 1998, DHHS - Mental Health has contracted with qualified specialty mental health providers, including Victor Treatment Centers, Inc., who have historically served Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in Humboldt County. DHHS - Mental Health has established a provider network with in-county as well as out-of-county providers for referrals of Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in Humboldt County to ensure that such beneficiaries have a choice of appropriate providers.

On June 26, 2018 (item C-17), the Board approved the current mental health organizational provider services agreement with Vi...

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