Marin Safety-Net Health Information Exchange

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 5/24/2016

Preview

The Board will hear a request from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to appropriate $311,237 of year-two Intergovernmental Transfer Funds (IGT) from Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC), and request to authorize the Board President to execute a multi-year contract with Redwood MedNet, in the amount of $774,525, to develop and support a Marin Safety-Net Health Information Exchange. In 2014, the Board authorized the acceptance of a second year of IGT funds from PHC in the amount of $1,656,237 to provide health services to its managed Medi-Cal beneficiaries. HHS is returning for approval to appropriate a portion of the federal funds to implement one of its PHC approved initiatives, the development, implementation, and provision of ongoing support of a Health Information Exchange (HIE) for Marin’s safety-net.

Review

The Board approved the appropriation of funding and approved to authorize the Board President to execute the contract.

Need more info? See the staff report about the Marin Safety-Net Health Information Exchange

Contact: Dr. Grant Colfax, Director, Health and Human Services

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