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File #: 21-00573    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/10/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: Consider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Alcohol and Drug Program LAGS Spine and Sportscare Medical Centers, Inc. (LAGS) Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Service Contract Termination for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-2021 and FYs 2021-2024, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to terminate, effective May 14, 2021, the LAGS Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor for FYs 2018-2021 (BC No. 19-149), originally executed by the County on November 6, 2018 and subsequently amended on August 18, 2020, and the LAGS Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor for FY's 2021-2024 (BC No. 20-282), originally executed by the County on May 4, 2021, (collectively, the "Agreements") due to LAGS' cessation of business operations related to the provision of Drug-Medi-Cal services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries on May 14, 2021 and its consequent material breach of the Agreements; b) Direct the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to i...
Sponsors: BEHAVIORAL WELLNESS DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - DRAFT Termination Letter, 3. Attachment B - LAGS FY 21-24 (BC #20-282), 4. Attachment C - LAGS First Amendment (BC#19-149), 5. Attachment D - LAGS Contract (BC # 19-149), 6. Minute Order

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Consider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Alcohol and Drug Program LAGS Spine and Sportscare Medical Centers, Inc. (LAGS) Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Service Contract Termination for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-2021 and FYs 2021-2024, as follows:

 

a) Approve and authorize the Chair to terminate, effective May 14, 2021, the LAGS Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor for FYs 2018-2021 (BC No. 19-149), originally executed by the County on November 6, 2018 and subsequently amended on August 18, 2020, and the LAGS Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor for FY’s 2021-2024 (BC No. 20-282), originally executed by the County on May 4, 2021, (collectively, the “Agreements”) due to LAGS’ cessation of business operations related to the provision of Drug-Medi-Cal services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries on May 14, 2021 and its consequent material breach of the Agreements;

 

b) Direct the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to issue a letter, substantially similar to the draft provided, terminating the Agreements, effective May 14, 2021;

 

c) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to take actions necessary to provide for the winddown of the Agreements, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind this delegated authority at any time; and

 

d) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines.