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File #: 1752-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/26/2017 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into various contracts for the provision of Pre-Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today (PASSPORT) home care and assisted living services for older adults in Central Ohio; to authorize the expenditure of $50,000,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($50,000,000.00)
Sponsors: Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano
Attachments: 1. COAAAServiceProviderList2017.pdf, 2. Ord1752_2017Funding.pdf

Explanation

 

Background

This ordinance will authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into various contracts to provide PASSPORT home care and assisted living services for older adults in Central Ohio for the second year of a two-year period beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

 

There are three hundred and ninety two (392) PASSPORT and assisted living agencies that provide services to older adults in accordance to the Ohio Department of Aging contracting requirements (See attachment).

 

PASSPORT (Pre-Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today) is a Medicaid-funded program that provides home care services as an alternative to nursing home admission and currently serves 6,500 individuals.

 

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:

Emergency action is requested in order to meet the conditions of the grant so that providers can be paid within 30 days of providing service, and so that services can continue beyond June 30, 2017.

 

This ordinance is contingent on passage of ordinance 1461-2017.

 

PRINCIPAL PARTIES:

See attached list of 392 providers.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

$50,000,000.00 is required from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund to enter into contracts.

 

 

Title

To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into various contracts for the provision of Pre-Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today (PASSPORT) home care and assisted living services for older adults in Central Ohio; to authorize the expenditure of $50,000,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($50,000,000.00)

 

Body

WHEREAS, PASSPORT (Pre-Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today) is a Medicaid-funded program that provides home care services as an alternative to nursing home admission and currently serves 6,500 individuals; and

 

WHEREAS, there are three hundred and ninety two (392) PASSPORT and assisted living agencies that provide services to older adults in accordance to the Ohio Department of Aging contracting requirements; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into various contracts to provide PASSPORT home care and assisted living services for older adults in Central Ohio for the second year of a two-year period beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, the funds to enter into said contracts have been made available from the Ohio Department of Aging; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Recreation and Parks Department in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director to enter into said contracts so there is no interruption of Medicaid-funded services for PASSPORT and assisted living clients, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; NOW, THERFORE

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Recreation and Parks is hereby authorized and directed to enter into various contracts for the provision of PASSPORT home care and assisted living services for older adults in Central Ohio for the second year of a two-year period beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

 

SECTION 2.  That the expenditure of $50,000,000.00 or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and is hereby authorized from Recreation and Parks Grant Fund No. 2286, Department No. 51, to pay the cost thereof, per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.    At the end of the grant period, any repayment of unencumbered balances required by the grantor is hereby authorized and any unused City match monies may be transferred back to the City fund from which they originated in accordance with all applicable grant agreements.

 

SECTION 4.  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 legislation.

 

SECTION 5.  That for the 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 passage and approval by the Mayor, or 10 days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes same.