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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #28


Subject
Amendment 1 to Agreement 17-0741WB with Ambulance Medical Billing (AMB), Inc., for Emergency Medical Services Billing

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Monica Sell, Financial Management Department, Procurement Division, x3042.

Renee Isrel, Chief Administrative Officer, Public Safety Department,   x1649



Action Requested
Authorization for the County Administrator or his designee to execute Amendment 1 to Agreement 17-0741WB with Ambulance Medical Billing (AMB), Inc., for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Billing.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Code of Laws

Background Discussion

On September 1, 2017 County Commission approved an agreement with AMB, Inc. for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) .  The purpose of this Amendment 1 is to amend the scope of work and the responsibility for the billing, processing, and collection of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fees that were incurred during the term of the previous contract.  These accounts represent EMS service fees that are in process of insurance filing (see amendment). 

The cost is as follows: 18% of all funds collected for dates of service prior to September 1, 2017; and three-thousand dollar ($3,000) programming set-up fee.

Effective date for this Amendment 1 shall be December 1, 2017.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

Original to Board Records.

Copies of Amendment 1 to:

Ambulance Medical Billing (AMB) -Laurent Root (lroot@marsbilling.com)

Renee Isrel (renee.isrel@mymanatee.org), Public Safety Department

Monica Sell (monica.sell@mymanatee.org), Financial Management Department



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
18% of net collections made and a one-time $3,000 programming set up fee

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  17-0741 Agreement Amendment -1.pdf