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File #: 1221-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/2/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 5/22/2017 Final action: 5/24/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Access HealthColumbus, doing business as Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus, for consulting services for the Ryan White Part A Federal HIV Care Grant Program; to authorize the expenditure of $62,400.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($62,400.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD1221-2017DAX

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:  The Board of Health has a need to enter into a consulting contract with Access HealthColumbus, doing business as Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus (HCGC), for the Ryan White Part A Federal HIV Care Grant Program.  Through this consulting contract HCGC will provide an assessment of the current outpatient ambulatory payment structure and make recommendations for the ideal payment model.  This contract, to be funded through the Ryan White Part A Federal HIV Care Grant, will be for the period of March 1, 2017, through February 28, 2018, and will not exceed $62,400.00.

 

HCGC (Contract Compliance No. 510426050) is a nonprofit organization and therefore exempt from Contract Compliance certification.  Emergency action is requested in order to ensure that the consulting work is completed before the expiration of the grant period, February 28, 2018.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  The funds needed for this contract are available and budgeted within the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund No. 2251, Project No. G501712.

 

 

Title

 

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Access HealthColumbus, doing business as Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus, for consulting services for the Ryan White Part A Federal HIV Care Grant Program; to authorize the expenditure of $62,400.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($62,400.00)

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Health has a need to enter into a consulting contract with Access HealthColumbus, doing business as Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus (HCGC), for the Ryan White Part A Federal HIV Care Grant Program; and,  

 

WHEREAS, $62,400.00 is available and budgeted for this consulting contract to improve the current outpatient ambulatory payment structure; and,

 

WHEREAS, this ordinance is being submitted as an emergency measure so that timely services can proceed without interruption and be completed by the grant’s expiration date of February 28, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus Public Health in that it is immediately necessary to enter into contract with Access HealthColumbus for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare;  Now, therefore,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1. That the Board of Health is hereby authorized and directed to enter into a consulting contract with Access HealthColumbus, doing business as Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus, for the Ryan White Part A Federal HIV Care Grant Program for the period of March 1, 2017, through February 28, 2018,  in the amount not to exceed $62,400.00

 

SECTION 2.  That to pay the cost of said contract, the expenditure of $62,400.00 is hereby authorized from the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund No. 2251, Health Department, Division No. 5001, as follows:

 

 Object Class  Main Account         Program    Project No.    Section 3    Sect. 4    Sect. 5           Amount

       03                                  63920                                               HE004       G501712                            500111       HE22      N/A        $62,400.00

 

SECTION 3.  That this contract is being entered into in compliance with Section 329.30 of the Columbus City Code.

 

SECTION 4.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 5.  That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this ordinance.

 

SECTION 6. That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.