ADOPTED - JANUARY 25, 2005
Agenda Item No. 31
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE MEDICAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE INGHAM HEALTH PLAN CORPORATION TO PROVIDE FOR OUTREACH SERVICES
WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners has authorized a Medical Services Agreement with the Ingham Health Plan Corporation, through which Ingham County transfers funds to the State to generate revenue for indigent health care services in Ingham County and receives funds from the Corporation to provide some of the indigent health care services; and
WHEREAS, the Ingham Health Plan Corporation proposes to contract with Ingham County to implement community level outreach services to identify persons eligible for the Ingham Health Plan and to take the actions necessary to enroll them; and
WHEREAS, the Health Department proposes to utilize the relationships with community and neighborhood centers and organizations to implement the outreach; and
WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorize an amendment to Resolution No. 04-333 which authorized the 2005 Medical Services Agreement with the Ingham Health Plan Corporation.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment of Resolution No. 04-333 to provide for the inclusion of outreach services in the 2005 Medical Services Agreement with the Ingham Health Plan Corporation.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the amendment shall provide for an additional $30,000 to be made available by the Ingham Health Plan Corporation to Ingham County for the purpose of subcontracting with community and neighborhood organizations to implement grass root outreach activities to identify persons eligible for the Ingham Health Plan and to implement the actions necessary to enroll those persons.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all other terms and conditions of Resolution No. 04-333 shall remain unchanged.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign subcontract with neighborhood and community organizations to implement the outreach services after review by the County Attorney.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Controller is authorized to amend the Health Department’s 2005 Budget to implement the resolution.
HUMAN SERVICES: Human Services will meet 1/24/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 1/19/05