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File #: 63073    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2020 In control: Finance Department
On agenda: 12/1/2020 Final action: 12/1/2020
Enactment date: 12/7/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00817
Title: A Resolution authorizing the Finance Director’s Designee to execute an amendment to modify the cost to reduce pricing for two years and increase the term of a competitively selected service contract with Andres Medical Billing, Ltd. for ambulance billing services and consulting.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. 63073 Introduction by Title Only
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the execution of an amendment to the contract with Andres Medical Billing, Ltd. for ambulance billing services and consulting. The amendment reduces pricing for two years and increases the term of the contract.
The original contract with the vendor covered a five year term through December 31, 2022, with payments to the vendor calculated on 3.95% of net revenues received each year. City staff have negotiated an amended fee schedule to reduce the City’s payment to a percentage of net revenues received of 3.25% in 2021 and 3.60% in 2022 and to add three years to the contract at 3.95% of net revenues received in 2023, 4.30% in 2024, and 4.65% in 2025.
The 2021 Adopted Operating Budget includes $9.2 million in ambulance fee revenues. Under the original contract, the estimated payment to the vendor would be $363,400. Under the new terms, the estimated payment is $299,000 or a savings of $64,400.

Title
A Resolution authorizing the Finance Director’s Designee to execute an amendment to modify the cost to reduce pricing for two years and increase the term of a competitively selected service contract with Andres Medical Billing, Ltd. for ambulance billing services and consulting.
Body
Introduced by tite only at the 11/17/20 Common Council meeting.

WHEREAS, the City executed a five-year, competitively selected purchase of services contract with Andres Medical Billing, Ltd. in 2017 for ambulance billing services and consulting and that contract will expire on December 31, 2022; and

WHEREAS, Annual payments to the vendor are calculated based on a percentage of net revenues received; and

WHEREAS, the percentage agreed upon in the original contract was 3.95% for the life of the contract; and

WHEREAS, the City wishes to reduce the cost of this service in order to address City budget shortfalls in 2021 and 2022; and

WHEREAS, City staff have negotiated an amended fee schedule with the vendor to reduce the City’s payment of ...

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