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File #: 21-1052    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agreement Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 9/16/2021 In control: Executive Office
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval of Second Amendment to Board of Supervisors Agreement No. 16-106 with Catalize Health in the Amount of $369,000 for a Total Agreement Amount of $673,000 to Continue to Provide Complete Care, a Medical Expense Reimbursement Program, to Eligible Employees and their Dependents, Through December 31, 2024
Sponsors: Human Resources
Attachments: 1. Agreement 16-106-A2
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TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Executive Office
MEETING DATE: October 19, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Cherie Johnson
PHONE:
463-4441
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Emma Saucedo
PHONE:
463-4441


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/a


AGENDA TITLE:
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Approval of Second Amendment to Board of Supervisors Agreement No. 16-106 with Catalize Health in the Amount of $369,000 for a Total Agreement Amount of $673,000 to Continue to Provide Complete Care, a Medical Expense Reimbursement Program, to Eligible Employees and their Dependents, Through December 31, 2024
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
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Approve second amendment to Board of Supervisors Agreement No. 16-106 with Catalize Health in the amount of $369,000 for a total Agreement amount of $673,000 to continue to provide Complete Care, a medical expense reimbursement program, to eligible employees and their dependents, through December 31, 2024; authorize the Assistant Chief Executive Officer to approve and sign future amendments to the Agreement that may update the process or services but do not impact the price of the Agreement, for a period not to exceed three (3) years; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On December 20, 2016 the Board approved Agreement No. 16-106 with J&K Consultants. On January 21, 2020 the Board approved Agreement No. 16-106 A-1 with J&K Consultants.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Since January 2017 the County's Self-Funded Health Plan has been saving monies by offering a voluntary Medical Expense Reimbursement Program (MERP). Eligible employees must have group medical and prescription drug coverage available to them elsewhere (i.e. spouse's plan or retiree benefits, but not Medicare, TriCare Retiree or Health Savings Account.)

In 2020, J&K Consultants, the original administrators of the MERP, changed their name to Catalize Health and renamed the program as Complete Care.

Employees enrolled in Complete C...

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