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File #: 19-1672   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 2/14/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving two agreements related to the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Waiver Project, one an amendment to an agreement with Communities in Schools of San Antonio to amend the scope, increase compensation to $550,000.00 and extend the term to September 30, 2020, and an agreement with Centro Por la Justicia for enhancement and maintenance of a community garden for a term ending September 30, 2019. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director of Health]
Attachments: 1. CIS & Metro Health - Amendment 1.18.19, 2. Centro Por La Justicia MOA 2 1 19 start date partiallysigned, 3. Attachment to Centro Por la Justicia MOA, 4. Draft Ordinance, 5. Ordinance 2019-02-14-0125
DEPARTMENT: Health


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Colleen M. Bridger MPH, PhD


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Communities in Schools of San Antonio and an agreement with Centro Por la Justicia associated with the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District's FY 2019 1115 Waiver Project for a term ending September 30, 2019.


SUMMARY:

This Ordinance will authorize an amendment to an agreement with Communities in Schools of San Antonio (CISSA) for adolescent health services to provide in-school behavioral and mental health counseling for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, funded by the Medicaid 1115 Waiver Program in an amount not to exceed $550,000.00 for a term ending September 30, 2020.

This Ordinance will also authorize an agreement with Centro Por La Justicia for the enhancement and maintenance of a community garden with equipment purchased by the Healthy Neighborhoods Program, funded by the Medicaid 1115 Waiver Program for a term ending September 30, 2019.



BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

On January 31, 2013, City Council authorized the submission of six project proposals by Metro Health through the Regional Healthcare Partnership Anchor entity, University Health System for consideration and funding in the amount of $43,392,942.00 through the new Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) arm of the "Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program" or "Transformation Waiver." Metro Health carefully selected projects in the following areas: diabetes prevention, children's oral health services, HIV and Syphilis prevention, breastfeeding promotion, teen pregnancy prevention and neighborhood health promotion. All six project proposals are in alignment with Metro Health's strategic plan and many community goals set forth by SA2020 and have the overall goal of improving health outcomes. The initial demonstration period came to an end on September 30, 2016. The Centers for Medicar...

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