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Legislation #: 140318 Introduction Date: 4/24/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers, along with Children's Mercy Hospital, and Truman Medical Center to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and declaring an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/21/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/24/2014 Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities
4/30/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
5/1/2014 Passed

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140318 Fiscal Note.pdf Fiscal Note 165K Fiscal Note
140318 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 172K Fact Sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 140318

 

Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers, along with Children's Mercy Hospital, and Truman Medical Center to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and declaring an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, this ordinance authorizes contracts with various hospitals and health centers to provide primary health care for indigent residents; and

 

WHEREAS, this ordinance should be declared an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 503(a)(2) of the City Charter in that it relates to the immediate preservation of the public health and is necessary to prevent a gap in services and care; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That agreements between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, acting through its Director of Health, and Kansas City CARE Clinic, Northland Health Care Access, Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center and Samuel U. Rodgers Cabot Westside Clinic, Swope Health Services, Children’s Mercy Hospital, and Truman Medical Center, acting through their Executive Directors, whereby these agencies will provide primary health care services for the City's indigent residents for the period beginning May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015, to be paid from funds previously appropriated to the Health Levy accounts listed below, are hereby accepted and approved. Copies of these agreements, in substantial form, are attached and made a part hereof by reference.

 

15-2330-512138-F Kansas City CARE Clinic $     497,893.00

15-2330-512135-F Northland Health Care Access    314,731.00

15-2330-512139-F Samuel U. Rodgers/Cabot Westside 1,704,684.00

15-2330-512137-F Swope Parkway Health Center 1,396,671.00

15-2330-512120-F Children’s Mercy Hospital 790,180.00

15-2330-512150-F Truman Medical Center 25,846,178.00

TOTAL $30,550,337.00

 

Section 2. That this ordinance is declared an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 503(a)(2) of the City Charter in that it relates to the immediate preservation of the public health, and shall take effect in accordance with that section.

 

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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

 

___________________________________

Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

___________________________________

Joseph Guarino

Assistant City Attorney