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File #: R-2020-153    Version: 1 Name: Seventh Amendment to the Rescue Ambulance Billing Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: Department of Fire Rescue & Beach Safety
On agenda: 7/1/2020 Final action: 7/1/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute A Seventh Amendment To The Agreement With Advanced Data Processing, Inc. For Emergency Medical Transport Billing And Collection Services And The Provision Of Third Party EPCR Software Program Services For A One Year Term; Approving And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute A Master Subscription And License Agreement With ESO Solutions, Inc. And The Required Business Associate Agreement In Connection With The Services To Be Provided By Advanced Data Processing, Inc.
Attachments: 1. ResTripTix20207thAmendmentLEGISTAR (002).pdf, 2. R1TRIPTIXADPISEVENTHAMENDMENTFINALJUNE152020.pdf, 3. ESO - Hollywood Fire Rescue - MSLA - 5-19-20 - CML (002).pdf, 4. TermSheetADPI7thAmendment.pdf, 5. TermSheetESOSOLUTIONSMASTERSUBSCRIPTIONLICENSEAG.pdf, 6. TermSheetESOSOLUTIONSHIPPABUSINESSASSOCIATEADDENDUM.pdf
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute A Seventh Amendment To The Agreement With Advanced Data Processing, Inc. For Emergency Medical Transport Billing And Collection Services And The Provision Of Third Party EPCR Software Program Services For A One Year Term; Approving And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute A Master Subscription And License Agreement With ESO Solutions, Inc. And The Required Business Associate Agreement In Connection With The Services To Be Provided By Advanced Data Processing, Inc.


Strategic Plan Focus
Public Safety


Body

Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.


Explanation:
The Department of Fire Rescue and Beach Safety has been providing emergency ambulance treatment and transport services to the citizens of Hollywood since the late 1970's. Since then, the nature and scope of these services has evolved from simple Basic Life Support (BLS) medical care and transport to today's Advanced Life Support (ALS) medical care including trauma, cardiac arrest, overdose, OBGYN and pediatric complex medical protocols. Transport services are ruled under strict State and Federal laws, regulations and medical oversight. These medical and transport services are provided to all residents and visitors, regardless of medical insurance status or ability to afford the cost of the services.

As the national EMS information collection standards evolved throughout the years, all EMS agencies have been mandated to standardize their collection and reporting methods to meet national EMS database known as NEMSIS, the National EMS Information System. On the State level, the Florida Prehospital EMS Tracking and Reporting System (EMSTARS) program was created to provide for the collection and transmission of electronic incident level data from EMS Providers to The Florida Department of Health. EMS Providers who participate in...

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