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File #: 11-20    Version: 1 Name: Social Rehab/ARO Behavioral Health
Type: Action Report Status: Signed
File created: 1/12/2011 In control: Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
On agenda: Final action: 2/15/2011
Title: From the Interim Director, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), requesting authorization to terminate the 2011 Purchase of Service Contract with Social Rehabilitation and Residential Resources Inc. and enter into a 2011 Purchase of Service Contract with ARO Behavioral Healthcare Inc., for Targeted Case Management (TCM) services for the Behavioral Health Division.
Attachments: 1. RESOLUTION, 2. FISCAL NOTE, 3. CB Resolution 11-5(a)(b), 4. Audio 01/26/11
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From the Interim Director, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), requesting authorization to terminate the 2011 Purchase of Service Contract with Social Rehabilitation and Residential Resources Inc. and enter into a 2011 Purchase of Service Contract with ARO Behavioral Healthcare Inc., for Targeted Case Management (TCM) services for the Behavioral Health Division.

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Policy Issue

Section 46.09 of the Milwaukee County Code of General Ordinances requires County Board approval for the purchase of human services from nongovernmental vendors. Due to recent changes for the 2011 Targeted Case Management (TCM) purchase of service contracts (POS), the Interim Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is requesting authorization to terminate the 2011 BHD purchase of service contract with Social Rehabilitation & Residential Resources, Inc. and enter into a 2011 POS contract with ARO Behavioral Healthcare Inc. for the Behavioral Health Division (BHD).

Background

For the past several years, BHD has maintained a purchase of service contract with Social Rehabilitation & Residential Resources, Inc. (SRRR) to provide Targeted Case Management (TCM) services to BHD clients. In December 2010, the Health and Human Needs Committee authorized DHHS to enter into a 2011 purchase of service contract with SRRR to provide TCM services. In the 2011 BHD TCM contract allocation, SRRR received an allocation of $224,112. The recommended provider has performed the relevant services for BHD for multiple years, and has met expectations and contract requirements in providing quality services to BHD clients enrolled in the TCM program.

Discussion

In early November, BHD received written notification dated October 22, 2010 from SRRR that a change in agency CEO leadership had occurred effective October 11, 2010 and the Board of Directors was pursuing a number of viable alternatives relative to the CEO position. On October 28, 2010, BHD re...

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