ADOPTED - DECEMBER 14, 2010
Agenda Item No. 22
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE AGREEMENT WITH THE COLLEGE OF
OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
FOR AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE PHYSICIAN
WHEREAS, the Health Department is obligated under the Public Health Code 333.5115 (4), 333.5301 (1) and 333.5307 to ensure the provision of treatment for patients with active tuberculosis within its jurisdiction; and
WHEREAS, the Health Department has an existing agreement with the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University under which it purchases the services of a 0.4 full-time equivalent infectious disease physician to provide care to HIV/AIDS patients in the infectious disease clinic, as authorized in resolution #08-323; and
WHEREAS, College of Osteopathic Medicine has agreed to provide services to patients with active tuberculosis at the Health Department’s tuberculosis clinic at The Lung Institute, 405 West Greenlawn Avenue, Suite 130 in Lansing, Michigan; and
WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorize an amendment to the agreement with the College of Osteopathic Medicine authorizing the addition of services to patients with active tuberculosis.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the agreement with the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University to incorporate physician specialty services to patients with active tuberculosis.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the period of the amendment shall be November 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ingham County shall pay the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University one hundred and sixty five ($165.00) dollars per hour, for tuberculosis services up to a maximum of twelve hours per month.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the agreement after review by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: McGrain, Tennis, Koenig, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: Davis, Nolan Approved 12/6/10
FINANCE: Yeas: Grebner, Tennis, Bahar-Cook, Schor, Holman, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 12/8/10