San Francisco Department of Public Health


AGENDA
HEALTH COMMISSION MEETING


Tuesday, October 16, 2001
at 
3:00 p.m.
101 Grove Street, Room #300
San Francisco, CA 94102

THE BUDGET COMMITTEE OF THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE CONSENT CALENDAR ON THIS AGENDA AT 2:00 P.M. THE HEALTH COMMISSION WILL ACT ON THOSE ITEMS OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR, WHICH HAVE BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE. 
PUBLIC COMMENTS WILL BE TAKEN FOR EACH AGENDA ITEM.

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) PROPOSED ACTION: APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 2, 2001
*Minutes of October 2, 2001

3) PROPOSED ACTION: APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR OF THE BUDGET COMMITTEE
(Commissioner David J. Sanchez, Jr., Ph.D.)

(3.1) CHN-Revenue Management - Request for approval of a new contract with Health Advocates, LLP, to enhance Medi-Cal and other third-party reimbursements at San Francisco General Hospital, with reimbursement based on a sliding scale contingency fee, for the period of certification through December 31, 2005.
*Calendaring request memo

(3.2) PHP-STD Prevention and Control - Request for approval to accept and expend retroactively a new three-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control in the amount of $901,544 to study the efficacy of condom-use skills-building workshops, for the period of September 30, 2001 through September 29, 2004 and a sole source contract with the Regents of the University of California San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, in the amount of $701,226, for the period of November 1, 2001 through October 31, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget forms

(3.3) PHP-Mental Health - Request for approval to accept and expend a grant from the California Department of Mental Health in the amount of $2,913,000 for the Older Adult System of Care Demonstration Project, to create an innovative collaborative model among the physical health primary care system, the mental health system, providers of dementia care and adult protective services; and utilizing a residential care facility and peer counseling, for the period of Fiscal Years 2001-02, 2002-03 and 2003-04. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget forms

(3.4) PHP- Mental Health - Request for approval to accept and expend a grant from the State Department of Mental Health in the amount of $226,566, and a grant from the San Francisco Private Industry Council, in the amount of $832,500, for a three-year youth development and crime prevention initiative, for the period of July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2004. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget form

(3.5) PHP-Mental Health - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Conard House in the total amount of $8,388,980, to provide mental health services, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information forms, Monitoring report summaries 

(3.6) PHP-Mental Health - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Regents of the University of California San Francisco, Center on Deafness, in the amount of $435,397 per year, for a total contract amount of $1,741,588, to provide mental health safety net services, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2005. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information forms, Monitoring report summary 

(3.7) PHP-Mental Health - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Baker Places, Inc., in the amount $6,725,769, for the provision of residential, rehabilitative and intensive day treatment services, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summaries, Addendum to program review, Client demographic information forms

(3.8) PHP- Substance Abuse - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Baker Places, Inc., in the amount of $3,389,541, to provide substance abuse services, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summaries, Addendum to program review

(3.9) PHP- Substance Abuse/Mental Health - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Iris Center, in the amount of $967,783 per year, for a total contract amount of $3,871,132, to provide outpatient and day treatment substance abuse program services, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2005. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information forms, Monitoring report summaries 

(3.10) PHP- Substance Abuse/Mental Health - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Walden House, Inc., in the amount of $7,310,206, to provide residential mental health and substance abuse treatment services, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information forms, Monitoring report 

(3.11) PHP-Mental Health/Substance Abuse - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Swords to Plowshares in the amount of $422,741 per year, for a total contract amount of $1,690,964, to provide mental health services, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2005. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Client demographic information form

(3.12) PHP-TB Control - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with the Regents of the University of California San Francisco, in the amount of $238,764, for the provision of physician and radiologist services in the SFGH TB Clinic, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Client demographic information form

(3.13) PHP-Health Promotion - Request for approval of a contract renewal with International Institute of San Francisco, in the amount of $273,412, to provide refugee preventive health services, for the period of October 1, 2001 through September 30, 2002. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information form, Monitoring report summary 

(3.14) PHP- Health Promotion - Request for approval of a new contract with Polaris Research and Development, Inc., in the amount of $271,577 to provide services to the Black Infant Health Program, for the period of October 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo

(3.15) AIDS Office-Surveillance - Request for approval of a new retroactive sole source contract with WESTAT Inc., in the amount $324,702, to provide telephone interview services for an HIV Seroincidence Study, for the period of July 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001. 2004.
* Calendaring request memo 

(3.16) Central Administration-Finance - Request for approval to increase the revolving fund for Population Health and Prevention by $18,000 to $43,000. 
* Calendaring request memo

4) FOR DISCUSSION: DIRECTOR'S REPORT
(Mitchell H. Katz, M.D., Director of Health)
(Report on activities and operations of the Department.)
*Report

5) FOR DISCUSSION: HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (HIPAA) UPDATE
(Diane Keefer, Chief Compliance Officer)
*Report

6) FOR DISCUSSION: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ANNUAL REPORT
(Dr. Rajiv Bhatia, Director, Environmental Health)
*Report

7) PRESENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION AWARDS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
*List of Awardees

8) CLOSED SESSION

A) Public comments on all matters pertaining to the closed session
B) Vote on whether to hold a closed session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.11)
C) Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d) 

Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Proposed settlement of unlitigated claim for $30,000 in the Luis Lazaro (a minor) vs. CCSF et al, Superior Court, Case #00-04054

D) Reconvene in Open Session

Possible report on action taken in closed session (Government Code Section 54957.1(a)2 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(b)(2).)
Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussions held in closed session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a).)
(Action Item)

9) OTHER BUSINESS/PUBLIC COMMENTS**

10) ADJOURNMENT

* Explanatory documents are available at the Health Commission Office, 101 Grove Street, Room #311, telephone 554-2666.
** Opportunity for members of the public to address the Health Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Health Commission. Additionally, public comments will be taken for each agenda item.

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