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File #: 2016-0179    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 3/28/2016 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/25/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14629
Title: A MOTION approving a report related to emergency medical services budget specifying how general fund overhead, public health departmental administrative and emergency medical services division overhead and central rate charges and charges for direct services are incorporated in the King County Emergency Medical Services budget, in accordance with the 2015/2016 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 75, Proviso P1.
Sponsors: Dave Upthegrove
Indexes: Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Attachments: 1. Motion 14629.pdf, 2. A. Report on how GF Overhead, Public Health Department administrative, central rates, and charges for direct services are incorporated into the Emergency Medical Services budget Proviso Response - EMS Fund Proviso 1, 3. 2016-0179 legislative review form.pdf, 4. 2016-0179 transmittal letter.docx, 5. 2016-0179_SR_EMS Overhead Proviso.docx, 6. 2016-0179_ATT2_AMD1.docx, 7. 2016-0179_REVISED_SR_EMS Overhead Proviso.docx
Staff: Celebrezze, Rachelle

Drafter

Clerk 04/14/2016

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A MOTION approving a report related to emergency medical services budget specifying how general fund overhead, public health departmental administrative and emergency medical services division overhead and central rate charges and charges for direct services are incorporated in the King County Emergency Medical Services budget, in accordance with the 2015/2016 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 75, Proviso P1.

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                     WHEREAS, the 2015/2016 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 75, Proviso P1, related to emergency medical services, states that $2,000,000 shall not be expended or encumbered until the executive transmits a report and motion, by March 15, 2016, on how general fund overhead, public health departmental administrative and emergency medical services division overhead and central rate charges and charges for direct services are incorporated in the King County Emergency Medical Services budget, and

                     WHEREAS, emergency medical services staff, with the help of the help of public health finance staff and the office of performance, strategy and budget staff, have reviewed and analyzed overhead, indirect and direct distributed costs allocated to the emergency medical services fund and prepared a report documenting the allocations from these cost pools, and

                     WHEREAS, the King County executive has transmitted to the King County council the requested report, and

                     WHEREAS, the King County council has reviewed the attached report that addresses, but is not limited to, the following proviso areas:

                     1.  A description of general fund overhead allocation and central rate methodologies charged to public health and included in the emergency medical services budget and King County Medic One budget;

                     2.  A description of the rates and methodologies used for direct service charges;

                     3.  A description of how county, department and division overhead and direct charges are calculated for Medic One;

                     4.  A review of the growth of the individual charges from 2013-2014 through the 2015-2016 biennium and the costs associated with the charges, as well as any plans to stabilize future costs; and

                     5.  A communication plan for how the public health and emergency medical services division will communicate future budget changes to King County Medic One providers including charges for direct services, overhead charges, central rates and calculation methodologies that are to be included in the Medic One budget, with King County Medic One providers;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:

                     The report on How General Fund overhead, Public Health Department administrative, central rates, and charges for direct services are incorporated into the Emergency Medical Services budget, Attachment A to this motion, is hereby approved.