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File #: 45279    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing a renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Unity Point Health - Meriter and the City of Madison for the Madison Fire Department (MFD) to provide Paramedic Case Management services and amending the 2017 Madison Fire Department Budg
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/28/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 1/17/2017 Final action: 1/17/2017
Enactment date: 1/20/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00053
Title: Authorizing a renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Unity Point Health - Meriter and the City of Madison for the Madison Fire Department (MFD) to provide Paramedic Case Management services and amending the 2017 Madison Fire Department Budget.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes an agreement with Unity Point Health - Meriter under which the Fire Department will provide Paramedic Case Management services for 10 clients during the period of January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Costs associated with providing these services are $50,000 and will be funded by Unity Point Health - Meriter. The agreement also provides funding for training for the Community Paramedics and for miscellaneous supplies ($13,000). There is no impact on the levy.
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Authorizing a renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Unity Point Health - Meriter and the City of Madison for the Madison Fire Department (MFD) to provide Paramedic Case Management services and amending the 2017 Madison Fire Department Budget.
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The Madison Fire Department entered a Memorandum of Understanding with Unity Point Health - Meriter in February 2016 to provide paramedic case management services. The MOU requires the Madison Fire Department to provide 20 hours weekly of Paramedic Case Management for approximately 10 clients that will be jointly identified by Meriter and the Madison Fire Department. The Madison Fire Department will provide follow-up with the identified clients and work with the client to connect them to existing community resources.

Unity Point Health - Meriter wishes to further enhance the Community Paramedicine program by providing additional funds in the amount of $13,000 for ongoing education of the Community Paramedics and miscellaneous supplies for patient services. These funds are outside of the original MOU and are not anticipated to continue for further extensions of the agreement.

WHEREAS, the Madison Fire Department has trained Mobile Integrated Health Paramedics; and,

WHEREAS, Unity Point Health - Meriter wishes to have the Madison Fire Department provide Paramedic Case Management for mutually agreed upon Madison residents; and,

WHEREAS, Unity Point Health - Meriter has proposed a MOU ...

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