ADOPTED - NOVEMBER 8, 2005
Agenda Item No. 22
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES AGREEMENTS WITH COUNTY HEALTH PLANS
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Health Department has provided administrative support services to the Ingham Health Plan Corporation since its creation in May 1998; and
WHEREAS, the Health Department currently contracts to provide services to 14 county/regional health plans, and anticipates adding two additional health plans in 2005-2006; and
WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorize the administrative support services agreements.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes administrative support services agreements with community based corporations planning and operating health benefit programs for low-income, uninsured persons.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the authorization shall provide the choice of amending existing agreements to extend them through September 30, 2006 or executing new agreements for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ingham County shall make available through the Ingham County Health Department the following types of services: Outreach and Enrollment, Member Services, Development and Maintenance of a Provider Network, Adjudication and Payment of Claims, Case Management Services and Program Management Services, among other services negotiated with the individual health plans.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that compensation from the health plans shall fully compensate Ingham County for the cost of the services provided.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign administrative support services agreements with community corporations/health plans after review by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant, Celentino, Dedden, Holman, Severino
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 11/7/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 11/2/05