ADOPTED - NOVEMBER 23, 2004
Agenda Item No. 13
Introduced by the Human Services Committee of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE COOPERATIVE OPERATIONAL AGREEMENT WITH THE INGHAM COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER BOARD
WHEREAS, Ingham County operates a network of community health centers that provide primary care and public health categorical services to approximately 25,000 low-income and at-risk persons, including about 10,000 persons enrolled in the Ingham Health Plan and about 8,000 persons enrolled in Medicaid HMO’s; and
WHEREAS, Ingham County has obtained Federally Qualified Health Center “look alike” status for the network of health centers, which facilitates a cost based reimbursement opportunity for services provided to Medicaid eligible persons; and
WHEREAS, Ingham County had to implement a new relationship with a community board in order to satisfy the governance requirements of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration; and
WHEREAS, in December 2002, the Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution No. 02-294 and authorized a Cooperative Operational Agreement for the Ingham Community Health Center Board, and subsequently an agreement was executed for the period January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2004; and
WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorize an amendment to extend the Cooperative Operational Agreement for the January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2006 period.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the Cooperative Operational Agreement with the Ingham Community Health Center Board, originally authorized in Resolution No. 02-294.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the amendment shall extend the Cooperative Operational Agreement for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2006.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the amendment after review by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Hertel, Dedden, Weatherwax-Grant, Schor, Severino
Nays: None Absent: Nevin Approved 11/15/04