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File #: 1031-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/5/2019 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action: 5/2/2019
Title: To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid through the State of Ohio five Managed Care Plans for the Enhanced Maternal Health Program in the amount of $647,758.68; to authorize the appropriation of $647,758.68 from the unappropriated balance of the General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($647,758.68)
Attachments: 1. 1031-2019 Fiscal.pdf
Explanation
BACKGROUND: The Office of the Mayor has been awarded an additional grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid in conjunction with the State of Ohio’s five Managed Care Plans. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $647,758.68 in grant monies to fund the Enhanced Maternal Health Program for the period April 4, 2018 through December 31, 2019.

CelebrateOne has been awarded funding to provide prenatal and parenting supports in Franklin County aimed at the reduction of infant mortality. Projects include the City of Columbus servicing pregnant and parenting families through the Community Health Workers (Community Connectors) and an Evidence Based Home Visiting program. Community partners will provide Community Health Worker support and Evidence Based Home Visiting, as well as assistance with scheduling their first prenatal appointments (StepOne) and providing weekly educational and nutritional sessions (Moms2B).

Emergency Request: This ordinance is submitted as an emergency as to not delay program services and to allow the financial transactions to be posted to the City’s accounting system as soon as possible.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Enhanced Maternal Health Program is entirely funded by the Ohio Department of Medicaid in conjunction with the State of Ohio five Managed Care Plans. This program does not generate any revenue or require a City match. Grant No. G401802.

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To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid through the State of Ohio five Managed Care Plans for the Enhanced Maternal Health Program in the amount of $647,758.68; to authorize the appropriation of $647,758.68 from the unappropriated balance of the General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($647,758.68)

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WHEREAS, $647,758.68 in grant funds have been made available through the Ohio Department of Medicaid for the Enhanced Maternal Health Program the period of April 1, 2018 through December 31, 2...

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