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File #: 2015-2296    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/25/2015 In control: Committee on Public Safety Services
On agenda: 12/1/2015 Final action: 12/15/2015
Enactment date: 12/15/2015 Enactment #: 819
Effective date: 12/18/2015    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of Public Safety and/or the Chief of the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services ("EMS") to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with McKesson for the provision of ambulance billing services to the City of Pittsburgh. The costs associated with performance shall be based on a flat rate of 4.9%.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS

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Resolution authorizing the Mayor, the Director of Public Safety and/or the Chief of the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (“EMS”) to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with McKesson for the provision of ambulance billing services to the City of Pittsburgh.  The costs associated with performance shall be based on a flat rate of 4.9%.

 

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1.  The Mayor, Director of Public Safety and/or the Chief of the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services ("EMS") are authorized to enter into a Professional Services Agreement or Agreements with McKesson to provide the City of Pittsburgh with billing services (i.e. invoicing and collection) for medical services and ambulance transportation provided by EMS. The Professional Services Agreement or Agreements shall commence on or about January 1, 2016 and shall be for a five-year term, with an option to renew for one additional one-year term. The costs associated with performance shall be based on a flat rate of 4.9% dependent upon the amounts collected annually by the chosen vendor and chargeable to and payable from the following account codes and subject to the appropriation of funds by City Council in future budget years:

 

Account Number                                                                                    Budget Year

 

11101.56.56151.220000.2016                                          2016

11101.56.56151.220000.2017                                          2017

11101.56.56151.220000.2018                                          2018

11101.56.56151.220000.2019                                          2019

11101.56.56151.220000.2020                                          2020

 

Said Agreement(s) shall be approved by the City Solicitor as to form and substance.