ADOPTED - JUNE 14, 2005
Agenda Item No. 11
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AN EXTENSION OF THE CLAIMS PROCESSING AGREEMENT WITH McLAREN HEALTH ADVANTAGE
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Health Department operates the Health Plan Management Bureau, which provides administrative and management services to the Ingham Health Plan Corporation and to several other county health plans; and
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorized a claims processing agreement, Resolution #02-233, with McLaren Health Advantage to support the work of the Health Plan Management Bureau; and
WHEREAS, the term of the agreement with McLaren Health Advantage is October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2005; and
WHEREAS, the Health Plan Management Bureau is now working with the boards and directors of the several county health plans to evaluate proposals for continuing the claims processing work; and
WHEREAS, the county health plans have requested that Ingham County extend the existing agreement with McLaren Health Advantage through December 31, 2005 in order to provide adequate time to evaluate proposals and prepare for any transition; and
WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorize the amendment of the agreement with McLaren Health Advantage.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the claims processing agreement with McLaren Health Advantage, originally authorized by Resolution
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the amendment shall extend the term of the agreement through December 31, 2005 and that all other terms and conditions of the agreement shall remain unchanged.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the amendment after review by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant, Celentino, Holman, Severino
Nays: None Absent: Dedden Approved 6/6/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor,
Nays: None Absent: Thomas Approved 6/8/05