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April 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

BOND COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

Minutes of Meeting

April 22, 2019

Those physically in attendance:

Members:       T. Dawdy                                Others:           S. Eifert, Administrator

                        W. Ahern                                                        S. Hediger, Administrative Assistant

                        A. Oestreich                                                    M. Marti, Director of Finance

                        H. Elmore                                                        J. Derrick, Home Health Director

                        D. Lippert                                                       M. Rensing, HFI Supervisor

                        M. Bleyer

                        J. Kirkham

                        M. McCullough

                        T. Hall

                        D. Korte

Members Absent:

                        R. Nehrt

T. Dawdy called the meeting to order at 6:32 p.m.

HFI Management Report
M. Rensing presented the HFI management report to the board.  M. Rensing stated she has supervised Healthy Families for almost 12 years.  M. Rensing shared HFI is a national evidence-based maternal and child home visiting program that provides free, voluntary, confidential services.  The program pairs expectant mothers or families with newborns with a Family Support Worker, who provides home visiting services to the family and their child until the child’s third birthday.  M. Rensing stated they currently have 32 clients and will reach out to other counties as it is easier for them to come here.  T. Dawdy asked for a motion to approve HFI’s management report.  M. Bleyer moved to approve HFI’s management report.  J. Kirkham seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Minutes of March 25, 2019

T. Dawdy asked for a motion to accept the minutes as submitted.  H. Elmore moved to accept the March 25, 2019 minutes as submitted. D. Korte seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

Approval of March Activity Reports

S. Eifert stated this past month he has focused on grant writing.  CARF was here in March.  Dental billed $39,585 and saw 239 patients.  Mental Health had software issues and the program was not working accurately with insurance.  This did get resolved and Mental Health billed $83,961.33.  Home Health billing was down with the majority of it due to Oasis assessments.  T. Dawdy asked for a motion to approve the March 2019 activity reports.  A. Oestreich moved to approve the March 2019 activity reports as submitted.  M. McCullough seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. 

Approval of March Financial Reports

S. Eifert stated for the month of March we realized an increase in cash of $56,385.30.  The current cash balance as of March 31, 2019 is $632,325.33.  T. Dawdy asked for a motion to approve the March Financial Reports.  M. Bleyer moved to approve the March financial reports as submitted.   D. Lippert seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Old Business

Three board members terms will be expiring on June 30, 2019.

New Business

Operacare

S. Eifert showed the board a brief presentation on Operacare.  The initial startup is $5,000 and then $500 per month.  If you go over the number of assessments allowed it is $20 per assessment.  T. Dawdy asked to a motion to enter into a one year contract with Operacare.  J. Kirkham moved to enter into a one year contract with Operacare.  D. Lippert seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Executive Session

W. Ahern made a motion to move into executive session at 7:57 p.m. for the purpose of personnel matters. H. Elmore seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

J. Kirkham made a motion to return to regular session at 8:17 p.m. A. Oestreich seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

Next Meeting

The next meeting of the board of health is scheduled for May 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Adjourn

T. Hall made a motion to adjourn the meeting. M. Bleyer seconded the motion which passed unanimously.           

T. Hall, D.O.
Secretary

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