San Francisco Department of Public Health

AGENDA: HEALTH COMMISSION MEETING

Tuesday, July 15, 2003, 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 MEETING OF JULY 1, 2003
*Minutes of July 1, 2003

3) PROPOSED ACTION: APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR OF THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

(3.1) DPH - Laguna Honda Hospital - Request for approval to accept a gift donated by the Laguna Honda Hospital Volunteers, Inc., consisting of a 2002 Dodge Ram 3500 customized passenger van for the use of Laguna Honda Hospital residents. The van is wheelchair accessible and safety equipment has been installed to the specification of hospital staff and City regulations. The total value of the van is $37,857.
*Calendaring Request Memo and, Resolution

(3.2) DPH - Laguna Honda Hospital - Request for approval to accept a gift donated by the McKesson Corporation consisting of two electric vehicles for the general benefit of all Laguna Honda Hospital residents. The electric vehicles will be used to provide tours of the Campus to educate current residents, family members, visitors and the general public about the LHH Replacement Project. The total value of the two vehicles $14,310.
*Calendaring Request Memo and, Resolution

(3.3) CHN-Nursing Operations - Request for approval of contract modifications with the following firms for a combined total of $2,390,000:HRN Services, Inc., Medical Staffing Network, Inc., Medstaff, Inc., Nurse Providers, Inc. and United Nursing International, to provide supplemental, temporary per diem and traveling nursing personnel services for San Francisco General Hospital, Community Health Network, for the period of September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Price lists

(3.4) CHN-Revenue Management - Request for approval of a contract renewal with Accordis, Inc., previously known as Health Management Systems, Inc., to provide retroactive electronic claims submissions to Medi-Cal, Medicare and Commercial/Third Party Insurance payers, when recipient eligibility was not previously identified by the Community Health Network, for the contract period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004. [The contractor will only be compensated by a % of recoveries if their efforts result in revenues to CHN].
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary

(3.5) BHS-MIS - Request for approval of a renewal software maintenance agreement with The Echo Group, in the amount of $411,597, to provide ongoing system maintenance and application support services for the INSYST software application in use by Community Mental Health Services, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary

(3.6) BHS-MIS - Request for approval of a renewal software maintenance agreement with InfoMC, in the amount of $254,160, to provide ongoing system maintenance and application support services for the CCURA3 software application for Community Mental Health Services, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary

(3.7) BHS-Substance Abuse - Request for approval of a contract renewal with Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, in the amount of $390,766 per year for a total contract amount of $1,563,063, to provide intensive outpatient substance abuse services targeting youth/young adults and adult parolees/probationers, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2007.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Response letter and Corrective action plan, Client demographic information form

(3.8) BHS-Substance Abuse - Request for approval of a contract renewal contract with Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco, Inc., in the amount of $1,229,156 per year for a total contract value of $5,506,619, to provide day treatment, outpatient and prevention services targeting Latino youth, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2007.
* Calendaring request memo, Memo to vendor, Monitoring report summaries, Response letters and Corrective action plan, Client demographic information forms

(3.9) BHS-Substance Abuse - Request for approval of a contract renewal with Episcopal Community Services, in the amount of $886,645 per year for a total contract amount of $3,546,578, to provide mental health and substance abuse services targeting homeless individuals, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2007.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summaries, Plan of correction, Client demographic information forms

(3.10) PHP-STD Prevention and Control - Request for approval of a contract modification with Internet Sexuality Information Services, Inc., in the amount of $110,000 for a total contract amount of $203,900, to provide syphilis elimination services targeting men who have sex with men, for the period of January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information form

(3.11) PHP-Community Health Services - Request for approval of a retroactive contract modification with the Regents of the University of California, in the amount of $483,801, for an increased total of $1,975,506, to provide Model Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Center services to local and national TB health care providers, professionals and funders, for the period of January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary

(3.12) PHP-Community Health Services - Request for approval of a renewal contract with AmeriChoice, in the amount of $228,657, to provide fiscal intermediary services to the Personal Assisted Employment Services for dental services, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary

(3.13) PHP-AIDS Office HIV Services - Request for approval to retroactively accept and expend a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in the amount of $1,482,354, of which $1,437,487 is a request to retroactively approve a three-year sole source contract with UCSF-AIDS Health Project. The period of the grant and the contract is June 1, 2003 to May 30, 2006.
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget summary and justification

(3.14) PHP-AIDS Office Research - Request for approval to retroactively accept and expend a subcontract from Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $405,101, to fund a project for "San Francisco HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials", for the period of June 1, 2003 to May 31, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget summary

(3.15) PHP-AIDS Office Prevention - Request for approval of a renewal contract with Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center, in the amount of $141,000, to provide HIV prevention services targeting youth, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Client demographic information form

(3.16) PHP-AIDS Office Prevention - Request for approval of a renewal contract with Stop AIDS Project, in the amount of $875,871, to provide HIV prevention services targeting behavioral risk populations, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Client demographic information form

(3.17) PHP-AIDS Office Prevention - Request for approval of a renewal contract with Larkin Street Youth Services, in the amount of $190,968, to provide HIV prevention services targeting homeless and runaway adolescents and young adults ages 13-23, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Response letter, Monitoring report summary, Agency response to monitoring report, Client demographic information form

(3.18) PHP-AIDS Office Prevention - Request for approval of a renewal contract with Westside Community Mental Health Inc., in the amount of $135,302, to provide HIV prevention services to female African American injection drug users, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Client demographic information form

(3.19) PHP-AIDS Office Prevention - Request for approval of a renewal contract with Harm Reduction Coalition in the amount of $157,337, to provide harm reduction training services targeting HIV prevention service providers, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report letter and summary, Client demographic information form

(3.20) PHP-AIDS Office Prevention- Request for approval of a renewal contract with Haight Ashbury Free Clinic, Inc., in the amount of $605,727, to provide HIV prevention services targeting behavioral risk populations, for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Client demographic information form

(3.21) PHP-AIDS Office Prevention - Request for approval of a new sole source contract with Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $88,995, to provide fiscal administrative services for the "Post Marketing Surveillance for the OraQuick Rapid HIV-Antibody Test" project, targeting persons who have received an OraQuick test at a CDC or State government-funded site, for the period of July 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information form

(3.22) PHP-EMSA - Request for approval to retroactively accept and expend funds in the amount of $920,650 from the Emergency Medical Services Fund to reimburse providers for emergency medical services rendered during the period July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2004 and for administrative costs associated with the program. (this last item added on July 9 as an addendum)
* 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) PRESENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION AWARDS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY
*List of Awardees

6) FOR DISCUSSION: BIOTERRORISM EXERCISE EVALUATION
(Susan Fernyak, M.D., Director, Community Health Epidemiology)
*Report

7) FOR DISCUSSION: FISCAL YEAR 2003-04 BUDGET UPDATE
(Gregg Sass, DPH Chief Financial Officer)
*Update

8) PUBLIC COMMENTS

9) 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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