ADOPTED - SEPTEMBER 27, 2005

Agenda Item No. 40

 

Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PLACE AN OUT-STATIONED WORKER IN THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT REGISTRATION AND ENROLLMENT UNIT

 

RESOLUTION #05-253

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Health Department was awarded Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) status which resulted in full cost reimbursement for outreach; and

 

WHEREAS, with the FQHC status, the Health Department has obtained funding in the amount of $220,000 to support the Registration and Enrollment Unit; and

 

WHEREAS, the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS) has proposed to enter into a contract with the Health Department to place an out-stationed DHS worker in the Health Departmentís Registration and Enrollment Unit; and

 

WHEREAS, the out-stationed DHS worker would provide both Medicaid eligibility assistance and eligibility determination services to low income, uninsured Ingham County residents; and

 

WHEREAS, by providing this service in the Registration and Enrollment Unit, this will speed up the provision of healthcare coverage for low income, uninsured Ingham County residents; and

 

WHEREAS,† the cost to support the out-stationed DHS worker will be composed of 50% from the County and 50% from Federal funds and that some of the County funds that previously supported the Registration and Enrollment Unit can now be used to provide the match for the out-stationed DHS worker; and

 

WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorizes a Medical Provider Donation Contract and Rental Agreement with the Michigan Department of Human Services.

 

THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes a Medical Provider Donation Contract and Rental Agreement with the Michigan Department of Human Services Agreement, not to exceed $38,053 in County funds.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the period of the agreement shall be October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Controller is authorized to adjust the Health Departmentís 2004 budget in order to implement this resolution.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the agreements after review by the County Attorney.

 

 

 

ADOPTED - SEPTEMBER 27, 2005

Agenda Item No. 40

 

RESOLUTION #05-253

 

HUMAN SERVICES:†††† Yeas: Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant, Dedden, Holman, Severino

†††† Nays:† None ††††Absent: †Celentino††††††† Approved 9/19/05

 

FINANCE:† Yeas:† Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan

†† Nays:† None†††††††† Absent:† None ††††††Approved 9/21/05